Dr James Fong

Ministry Clarifies Serevi Family Border Travel
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Ministry Clarifies Serevi Family Border Travel

The 7s legend had also confirmed that they were not the only ones in the flight as rumours had claimed it to be.

Woman From Recent Makoi Cluster Dies From COVID-19
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Woman From Recent Makoi Cluster Dies From COVID-19

I’m sad to report that, despite the best efforts of her attending physicians, she has passed away.

COVID-19: Lockdown For Suva-Nausori Extended To Wednesday 4am
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COVID-19: Lockdown For Suva-Nausori Extended To Wednesday 4am

Given the rapidly rising number of contacts stemming from new cases of COVID-19 in the Suva-Nausori area, that lockd...

COVID-19: 9 New Cases, Lockdown For Suva Nausori From Friday 11pm to Tuesday 4am
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COVID-19: 9 New Cases, Lockdown For Suva Nausori From Friday 11pm to Tuesday 4am

The lockdown of Suva and Nausori comes into effect from: Friday, 14 May 2021 at 11pm until Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 4am.

COVID-19: 12 New Cases Connected To Case 140 Of Unknown Origin In Makoi
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COVID-19: 12 New Cases Connected To Case 140 Of Unknown Origin In Makoi

Home is where you are safest. If you leave the home, wear a mask and make sure you have careFIJI installed with Blue...

Be Prepared For All Types Of Course Of Actions, Dr Fong
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Be Prepared For All Types Of Course Of Actions, Dr Fong

“I cannot, given the way the cases are coming up, I cannot take away the possibility that we may have to continue ...

COVID-19: Targeted Lockdowns, Not To Put Undue Hardship, Dr Fong says
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COVID-19: Targeted Lockdowns, Not To Put Undue Hardship, Dr Fong says

“We cannot expect our economy to recover if we shut entire industries for weeks on end,” Dr Fong said.

COVID-19 Borders Across Viti Levu Maintained
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COVID-19 Borders Across Viti Levu Maintained

Unknown origin of the cases indicated the virus could still be present in all six containment areas, Dr Fong says.

COVID-19: ‘Lautoka Hospital Not Dangerous’
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COVID-19: ‘Lautoka Hospital Not Dangerous’

Dr Fong said Lautoka Hospital was much safer than being outside.

COVID-19: Fijians Who Moved To Non-Containment Zones Advised To Self-Isolate Immediately
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COVID-19: Fijians Who Moved To Non-Containment Zones Advised To Self-Isolate Immediately

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong said these people had ignored restrictions and man...

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...

18-Year-Old Reunites With Parents
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18-Year-Old Reunites With Parents

“I have been living with my sister in Makoi since the lockdown was announced and I am really glad I can go back ho...

Schools To Open When It’s Safe: PS Education
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Schools To Open When It’s Safe: PS Education

“At this time it is critical that we avoid all unnecessary movement, students must stay home. While on extended ho...

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...

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