coronavirus

A-G: Govt In Constant Consultations With Key Stakeholders And Businesses Over Coronavirus
SUNBIZ

A-G: Govt In Constant Consultations With Key Stakeholders And Businesses Over Coronavirus

Government has been in constant consultations with various stakeholders and businesses over the past few weeks. This...

UN Top Rep: It’s Not Chinese Problem But A Human Problem
NATION

UN Top Rep: It’s Not Chinese Problem But A Human Problem

Dr Tijjani Muhammad-Bande was responding to a question raised by a student who attended International School Suva, o...

South Korea Added To Coronavirus Watch List
NEWS

South Korea Added To Coronavirus Watch List

As of today, our borders will be closed to all foreign nationals who have been to mainland China, Italy, Iran or Sou...

COVID-19: Test Results Return Negative For 4 In Isolation
NEWS

COVID-19: Test Results Return Negative For 4 In Isolation

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services tonight received test results for the persons who were under investigati...

Banknotes May Be Spreading Coronavirus, WHO Warns
SUNBIZ

Banknotes May Be Spreading Coronavirus, WHO Warns

To stop the spread of the disease, people should use contactless payments where possible and wash their hands after ...

COVID-19: Four In Strict Isolation While Awaiting Test Results
NEWS

COVID-19: Four In Strict Isolation While Awaiting Test Results

As a result of our widened case definition, as of March 4th 2020, four people are being monitored for COVID-19 in Fi...

Magistrate Grants Bail For Man Who Claimed He Had Coronavirus
Crime & Court

Magistrate Grants Bail For Man Who Claimed He Had Coronavirus

Magistrate Prakash ordered Nakuna Jnr to pay a cash bail of $300 and sign a bail bond of $1000. He was also ordered ...

No Vaccines Yet For COVID-19, Says Health Minister
NEWS

No Vaccines Yet For COVID-19, Says Health Minister

He said: “Medicines and chemicals that haven’t been tested we need to understand not only the good that it bring...

Man Who Allegedly Claimed To Have Coronavirus Remanded
Crime & Court

Man Who Allegedly Claimed To Have Coronavirus Remanded

Simione Sekonaia Batimona Nakuna Jnr appeared before Magistrate Deepika Prakash at the Magistrates Court in Suva yes...

Tour Company Feels The Effect Of COVID-19
SUNBIZ

Tour Company Feels The Effect Of COVID-19

This represented around 65 per cent drop in business from the Chinese market where Tour Managers and Rosie Holidays ...

COVID-19: Medical Report Required To Enter Samoa
NEWS

COVID-19: Medical Report Required To Enter Samoa

This comes after Samoa’s Ministry of Health issued a statement on Saturday highlighting the fast propagation of th...

New Zealand Confirms First Coronavirus Case
NEWS

New Zealand Confirms First Coronavirus Case

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed the person was believed to be in their sixties, and was a citize...

COVID-19: Man Under Investigation For Providing False Information To Health Authorities
NEWS

COVID-19: Man Under Investigation For Providing False Information To Health Authorities

“It is a waste of our resources and also we had to work with other stakeholders to be able to identify him. It is ...

Jacinda In Fiji: Students Quarantined In Auckland Get Chance To Thank New Zealand Prime Minister
NEWS

Jacinda In Fiji: Students Quarantined In Auckland Get Chance To Thank New Zealand Prime Minister

Fijian Masters students Joe Racaca and Sylvia Nandani were among 30 Pacific Islanders evacuated to New Zealand from ...

Thank You Jacinda, Fijian Quarantined At Whangaparaoa Commends New Zealand Government
Feature

Thank You Jacinda, Fijian Quarantined At Whangaparaoa Commends New Zealand Government

Joe Racaca commended the New Zealand Government for providing top-notch quarantine service to individuals who were e...

COVID-19: 9 Year Old Admitted And Isolated At CWM Hospital As Precautionary Measure
NEWS

COVID-19: 9 Year Old Admitted And Isolated At CWM Hospital As Precautionary Measure

The patient has a recent international travel history, transiting via Singapore en-route to Fiji.

Nemani Delaibatiki: Politicians Who Oppose Navua Hospital As A Quarantine Station Are Irresponsible
Opinion, Politics

Nemani Delaibatiki: Politicians Who Oppose Navua Hospital As A Quarantine Station Are Irresponsible

They are using the people for their own political agenda.

MP Tabuya Caught Out Over Coronavirus Debate
Politics

MP Tabuya Caught Out Over Coronavirus Debate

The Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said that Ms Tabuya had said that coronavirus was being airborne…and tha...

WHO Chief Defends Praise For Response
WORLD

WHO Chief Defends Praise For Response

Leaders of the World Health Organization have applauded China’s massive response to the outbreak of the novel ...

Hong Kong and Singapore 7s Tournaments Rescheduled
SPORTS

Hong Kong and Singapore 7s Tournaments Rescheduled

Both events will be rescheduled to conclude the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 with the HSBC Singapore Sevens n...

Something Is Terribly Wrong When Samoa Turns Away Its Own Citizens
Sunvoice

Something Is Terribly Wrong When Samoa Turns Away Its Own Citizens

Its action means that it has abdicated its responsibility and dumped it on Fiji to screen Samoan citizens.

Coronavirus: 8 Samoans And 11 Other Foreign Nationals Under Self-Quarantine In Nadi
NEWS

Coronavirus: 8 Samoans And 11 Other Foreign Nationals Under Self-Quarantine In Nadi

Samoan nationals were denied entry to Samoa and sent back to Fiji via Fiji Airways.

Coronavirus: Two Fijian Nationals Negative, A Foreign National Under Isolation
NEWS

Coronavirus: Two Fijian Nationals Negative, A Foreign National Under Isolation

Last night (6 February), a foreign national with a fever was placed under isolation at Nadi Hospital.

Chinese Ambassador To Fiji Calls For Review Of Border Lock-Down Policies
SUNBIZ

Chinese Ambassador To Fiji Calls For Review Of Border Lock-Down Policies

The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Fiji, Qian Bo further adds, at this point, it’s still too ea...

Risk Management to Minimise the Impact of Coronavirus Says Attorney-General
SUNBIZ

Risk Management to Minimise the Impact of Coronavirus Says Attorney-General

He said the World Bank issued a statement in respect of their willingness to work with different countries to addres...

Coronavirus: Test Results For Two Quarantined In Nadi Will Arrive Today
NEWS

Coronavirus: Test Results For Two Quarantined In Nadi Will Arrive Today

Lab samples for confirmatory testing for the virus were then sent to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborati...

Coronavirus: 133 Fijians Working, Studying In China Are Well And Healthy Says Embassy
NEWS

Coronavirus: 133 Fijians Working, Studying In China Are Well And Healthy Says Embassy

The Fijian Embassy has advised students and Fijian nationals to update them on their location status should they hav...

Coronavirus: Two Fijians Evacuated From Wuhan Impressed With New Zealand Government’s Help
NEWS

Coronavirus: Two Fijians Evacuated From Wuhan Impressed With New Zealand Government’s Help

2 Fijian students are in isolation at Whangaparaoa Military Training Facility in Auckland, New Zealand. Joe Racaca, ...

Coronavirus: Two Fijians From Wuhan Quarantined For 14 Days At New Zealand Military Facility
NEWS

Coronavirus: Two Fijians From Wuhan Quarantined For 14 Days At New Zealand Military Facility

New Zealand media reports said the passengers would be quarantined for 14 days except for those from Australia who w...

Coronavirus: Eight Fijians Choose To Stay In Wuhan
NEWS

Coronavirus: Eight Fijians Choose To Stay In Wuhan

8 Fijians in Wuhan opt to stay in China while two others will join the Kiwis to be evacuated to a military facility ...

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