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2 COVID-19 Patients Pass Away From Pre-Existing Illnesses

Fiji has recorded a total of 1118 cases in Fiji since the first case was reported in March 2020. There have been 312 recoveries and 4 deaths due to COVID-19.
13 Jun 2021 22:00
2 COVID-19 Patients Pass Away From Pre-Existing Illnesses

Two patients admitted at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital for pre-existing severe illnesses have died. With the ongoing outbreak at the hospital, both patients tested positive for COVID-19 during their admission.

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong said their doctors have determined that their causes of death are related to the pre-existing illnesses for which they were admitted and receiving treatment for at the hospital.

“These are not COVID-19 caused deaths. The Ministry extends our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased patients.”

105 new COVID-19 cases were announced today.

8 patients have recovered.  This means there are now 796 active cases in isolation. There have been 1048 cases during this outbreak that started in April 2021.

Fiji has recorded a total of 1118 cases in Fiji since the first case was reported in March 2020. There have been 312 recoveries and 4 deaths due to COVID-19.

Dr Fong said a total of 6 COVID-19 positive patients have died from pre-existing non-COVID-19 related illnesses.

Testing update

A total of 107,672 samples have been tested since this outbreak started in April 2021, with 150,533 tested since testing began in early 2020.

2983 tests have been reported for June 12th. For June 11th, the remaining testing number data has now been received from all laboratories. Therefore, the total number of tests reported for June 11th is now 3560. The national 7-day daily test average is 3227 tests per day or 3.7 per 1000 population. The national 7-day average daily test positivity is 2%.



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