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COVID-19: 215 New Cases, 18 From Areas Of Interest

Two more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. The doctors at CWM Hospital are investigating to determine if their deaths were caused by COVID-19.
25 Jun 2021 16:47
COVID-19: 215 New Cases, 18 From Areas Of Interest

Fiji has recorded 215 new cases in the 24 hour period ending at 8.00am today.

2 cases are from the Nawakalevu containment zone in Nadi, and 1 nurse at the Natabua Quarantine Facility in Lautoka, with the remaining 212 cases from the Lami-Suva-Nausori containment zone.

101 cases are from existing areas of interest in this zone, and 18 are from  new areas of interest which are FMF, New World Valelevu, Police Medical Suva, and Our Lady of Nazareth Wailoku.

The remaining cases are contacts of known cases, cases that were seen in screening clinics and were swabbed, and cases under investigation to determine possible sources of transmission.

A full breakdown has been published online on the Ministry’s COVID-19 dashboard.

Sadly, we have another COVID-19 death to report, Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong said.

This was a 34 year old woman from Vereisi Settlement in Nadawa who had been unwell at home before collapsing and being rushed to CWM Hospital.

“She was declared dead on arrival at the Emergency Department at CWM Hospital. She had no known pre-existing medical conditions, and was swabbed according to protocol in the Emergency Department, and tested positive. Her death has been determined to have been caused by  COVID-19 by her doctors at CWM Hospital. She was not vaccinated,” Dr Fong said.

Two more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. The doctors at CWM Hospital are investigating to determine if their deaths were caused by COVID-19.

There have now been 14 deaths due to COVID-19 in Fiji, with 12 of these deaths during the outbreak that started in April this year. We also have recorded 8 COVID-19 positive patients that died from pre-existing non-COVID-19 related illnesses. 3 deaths are currently under investigation.

There have been 22 new recoveries reported since the last update, which means that there are now 2363 active cases in isolation. There have been 2993 cases during the outbreak that started in April 2021. We have recorded a total of 3063 cases in Fiji since the first case was reported in March 2020, with 675 recoveries.

 

 

 



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