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Fiji Records First Infant COVID-19 Death In 11-Month-Old Baby Boy
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Fiji Records First Infant COVID-19 Death In 11-Month-Old Baby Boy

Fiji has recorded its first COVID-19 infant death. Permanent Secretary of Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong ...

Why Lockdowns Won’t Reduce Cases
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Why Lockdowns Won’t Reduce Cases

“I don’t believe we can sustain the benefit of a lockdown, not economically and not in terms of saying the virus...

431 New Cases, Death Toll Now 24
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431 New Cases, Death Toll Now 24

“We have recorded a total of 4849 cases in Fiji since the first case was reported in March 2020, with 918 recoveri...

Delakado Village On Lockdown
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Delakado Village On Lockdown

The vaccination team was scheduled to conduct vaccinations at Delakado Village the following day on Friday.

COVID-19: 21 Critical, 15 Now Dead, Dr Fong Reports
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COVID-19: 21 Critical, 15 Now Dead, Dr Fong Reports

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong announced this yesterday along with 241 new cases ...

First Incident, Won’t Happen Again: Dr Fong
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First Incident, Won’t Happen Again: Dr Fong

This comes after residents have claimed that a government vehicle had dumped rubbish by the roadside on Saturday.

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

Alarming 180 Cases
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Alarming 180 Cases

Majority of the cases are concentrated in the Lami-Nausori containment zone, while some cases were recorded in Nadi ...

Our Medics Tell, ‘Don’t Let Our Sacrifices Go In Vain’
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Our Medics Tell, ‘Don’t Let Our Sacrifices Go In Vain’

The sacrifices of our frontline staff cannot go unnoticed. It is crucial that all Fijians play their part in the fig...

CWM Hospital Problems Solved: Dr James Fong
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CWM Hospital Problems Solved: Dr James Fong

“After they went home there was a realisation that based on a certain aspect of the history when we started pullin...

Fiji Records 5th COVID-19 Death
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Fiji Records 5th COVID-19 Death

This is the 3rd death due to COVID-19 during this current outbreak and the 5th COVID-19 death overall for Fiji.

COVID-19: 116 New Cases, 13 Under Investigation
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COVID-19: 116 New Cases, 13 Under Investigation

13 cases are under investigation to determine whether they have links to other cases.

COVID-19: 89 News Cases, 860 Active Cases In Isolation
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COVID-19: 89 News Cases, 860 Active Cases In Isolation

23 patients have recovered, which means there are now 860 active cases in isolation.

COVID-19: 105 New Cases, Grantham Road, Tacirua Cases Under Investigation
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COVID-19: 105 New Cases, Grantham Road, Tacirua Cases Under Investigation

Possible new clusters at Grantham Road and Tacirua are under investigation.

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

Two Deaths In West Not Related To Vaccination: Ministry of Health
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Two Deaths In West Not Related To Vaccination: Ministry of Health

People do not stop getting serious illness while we are carrying out the vaccination campaign. The chance of getting...

39 New Cases: More In The Days To Come
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39 New Cases: More In The Days To Come

Our mitigation strategy announced yesterday is targeted at isolating cases, treating patients who develop severe cas...

Police COVID Cases
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Police COVID Cases

Meanwhile, while delivering his national statement in self-isolation at his home, Dr Fong asked Fijians not to put t...

Namulomulo Village Headman Denies Dr Fong’s Figures On Protocol Breach
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Namulomulo Village Headman Denies Dr Fong’s Figures On Protocol Breach

“I was not happy with the news because it was totally in contrast with the work I am doing here in the village in ...

COVID-19: 64 New Cases, Tavua Village Under Lockdown
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COVID-19: 64 New Cases, Tavua Village Under Lockdown

“The cases within the CWM Hospital, as well as within the COVID-19 Incident Management Team, are serious developme...

Reckless Breaches, COVID Super-Spreader
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Reckless Breaches, COVID Super-Spreader

During contact tracing investigations, Dr Fong said they found that nearly 100 people had gathered at a funeral in M...

COVID-19: 33 New Cases Recorded, Waila Cluster 13
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COVID-19: 33 New Cases Recorded, Waila Cluster 13

Fiji recorded 33 new cases today. Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong outlined the fol...

COVID-19: 35 New Cases Recorded, Navosai, Tamavua Cases Under Investigation
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COVID-19: 35 New Cases Recorded, Navosai, Tamavua Cases Under Investigation

Fiji has recorded a total of 571 cases since the first case in March 2020, with 189 recoveries and 4 deaths.

COVID-19: Dr Fong And Team Identified As Secondary Contacts, Will Be Working From Home
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COVID-19: Dr Fong And Team Identified As Secondary Contacts, Will Be Working From Home

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is announcing that three of its staff who are part of the operations in ...

28 Cases, With Five New Sources Being Investigated
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28 Cases, With Five New Sources Being Investigated

Current investigations into the situation at CWM Hospital indicate that so far the transmission was limited to speci...

Virus Surge At CWM
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Virus Surge At CWM

17 New Cases at CWM Hospital part of the 35 cases recorded in 24 hours 

Colonial War Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Scare
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Colonial War Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Scare

An estimated 1200 people who were at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital were tested overnight in response to two COV...

151 COVID-19 Active Cases All In Suva-Nausori Area
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151 COVID-19 Active Cases All In Suva-Nausori Area

All 151 cases are from within the Suva-Nausori containment areas.

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