Dr James Fong

COVID-19: 3 New Cases, 2 Lockdown Zones To Be Lifted 4am Tomorrow
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COVID-19: 3 New Cases, 2 Lockdown Zones To Be Lifted 4am Tomorrow

From 4am Monday 10 May, 2021, the lockdown zones in Wainitarawau Settlement, Cunningham and the Vuniwai Settlement i...

Police To Closely Monitor Movement Between Containment Areas
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Police To Closely Monitor Movement Between Containment Areas

Following an official announcement by the Permanent Secretary for Health Dr. James Fong last night, this will only b...

Fiji Confirms Seven Locally Transmitted Positive Cases Of COVID-19
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Fiji Confirms Seven Locally Transmitted Positive Cases Of COVID-19

Dr Fong said the recent cases from Lautoka and Suva were troubling, pointing to wider transmission in these areas.

No Lockdown For Suva This Weekend- Dr Fong
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No Lockdown For Suva This Weekend- Dr Fong

This message was shared as a post on the Ministry of Health's Facebook page this afternoon.

COVID-19: Raiwaqa A Red Zone, Stay Home, Contact Tracing Underway
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COVID-19: Raiwaqa A Red Zone, Stay Home, Contact Tracing Underway

Raiwaqa has been labelled a Red Zone after a 47-year-old nurse tested positive of COVID-19.

COVID-19: Family Of Deceased, Case 125, Thank Dr Fong
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COVID-19: Family Of Deceased, Case 125, Thank Dr Fong

The 27-year-old daughter of the carpenter, said that Lautoka Hospital medical personnel informed them of the death p...

Not Worth The Risk, All Non-Essential Businesses Fiji Wide To Remain Closed
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Not Worth The Risk, All Non-Essential Businesses Fiji Wide To Remain Closed

COVID-19 has never posed a graver risk to Fijian lives than it does today.

COVID-19: Fiji Records First Death Of Person Who Contracted Virus Locally
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COVID-19: Fiji Records First Death Of Person Who Contracted Virus Locally

Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of the ICU team, he passed away just a few hours later with time of death at...

Unknown Links Worrying In Three COVID-19 Cases
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Unknown Links Worrying In Three COVID-19 Cases

“The virus is insidious, it is unrelenting. All it takes is one unknown case in our community to spark an explosio...

Lautoka Hospital Locked Down
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Lautoka Hospital Locked Down

Lautoka Hospital will be closed to the public, all medical services will be re-routed to a network of back-up hospit...

North Order Can Be Enacted: Fong
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North Order Can Be Enacted: Fong

They returned from Viti Levu by airplane or by boat on April 18 and 19 but refused to get a second test done this week.

COVID-19: For Now, Doctors With COVID-19 Treated As Community Transmission- Fong
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COVID-19: For Now, Doctors With COVID-19 Treated As Community Transmission- Fong

Two doctors are the country’s latest COVID-19 patients.

COVID-19: Family Overwhelmed With Food Pack
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COVID-19: Family Overwhelmed With Food Pack

Families who live in the lockdown areas and need to access this emergency food supply can call toll-free number 161.

COVID-19: Mystery Over Ra Spread
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COVID-19: Mystery Over Ra Spread

Currently two main leads are being pursued.

COVID-19: Food Help And Dishonest people
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COVID-19: Food Help And Dishonest people

However, he said there were people aiming to benefit from the assistance by getting more than one pack per family.

COVID-19: Not An Easy Road Ahead- Dr Fong
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COVID-19: Not An Easy Road Ahead- Dr Fong

“My teams are ready for a long-haul campaign of containment but you must limit your movement to help us succeed --...

COVID-19: Calm Before The Storm
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COVID-19: Calm Before The Storm

So let’s not let one day of ‘no new cases’ fool anyone into thinking this storm is over.’

More Countries Pledge Vaccine Donation, 650,000 Fijians To Be Vaccinated 
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More Countries Pledge Vaccine Donation, 650,000 Fijians To Be Vaccinated 

These doses can cover 484,000 Fijians. Fiji needs more to vaccinate the entire 650,000 Fijians who need to be vaccin...

COVID-19: The Virus Is Still Manageable, Says Dr Fong
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COVID-19: The Virus Is Still Manageable, Says Dr Fong

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services, Dr James Fong said a massive exercise had been undertaken to en...

COVID-19: Help In Need Is Help Indeed
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COVID-19: Help In Need Is Help Indeed

A group of men from different backgrounds have come together to help those in need and have had employment affected ...

Selfishness = Delay: Dr Fong
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Selfishness = Delay: Dr Fong

“Our COVID-19 Food Ration hotline went live this morning (yesterday). We received 100,000 calls as of noon today. ...

COVID-19: Domestic Violence The Ugly Side To Lockdowns
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COVID-19: Domestic Violence The Ugly Side To Lockdowns

Sadly, Dr Fong said the Prime Minister is right and during times of crisis, these horrific crimes occur more often.

COVID-19: Why 56-Hour Lockdown For Suva-Nausori
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COVID-19: Why 56-Hour Lockdown For Suva-Nausori

Dr Fong said the sudden lockdown was needed as screening of these people could determine the transmission of the Ra ...

COVID-19: Need Food Packs Urgently? Call 161
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COVID-19: Need Food Packs Urgently? Call 161

The Ministry of Health has arranged for the delivery of food packs to families throughout the lockdown area.

New Funeral and Cartage Protocols
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New Funeral and Cartage Protocols

The driver will be escorted by Fiji Corrections Service officers to en­sure they remain in the vehicle the entire t...

Five More Diagnosed With COVID-19 Brings Total Active Cases To 49
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Five More Diagnosed With COVID-19 Brings Total Active Cases To 49

We have contacted the manage­ment of the factory she worked in, and the factory next door, and these managers have ...

COVID-19: Movement Will Be Restricted Between Containment Areas From Today
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COVID-19: Movement Will Be Restricted Between Containment Areas From Today

Dr Fong said a list of dialysis patients is also at the border with the police teams.

COVID-19: ‘Don’t Shift Goalpost’
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COVID-19: ‘Don’t Shift Goalpost’

As long as people move around, the virus moves. If people keep still, the virus keeps still, the virus does not move...

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