Dr James Fong

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...

10 Things You Might Not Know About The PS For Health And Medical Services- Dr James Fong
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10 Things You Might Not Know About The PS For Health And Medical Services- Dr James Fong

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete described Dr Fong as intelligent and well read, and...

COVID-19: Why Downloading CareFIJI Is Vital
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COVID-19: Why Downloading CareFIJI Is Vital

The family from Makoi did not have the app installed or running -- and that has made contact tracing far more comple...

COVID-19: Soldiers Breach Queried- Dr Fong
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COVID-19: Soldiers Breach Queried- Dr Fong

Dr Fong also hit out strongly at those who are suspected to have breached protocols while staying in government quar...

COVID-19: Dr Fong Hits Back With Impassioned Response
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COVID-19: Dr Fong Hits Back With Impassioned Response

An emotional Dr Fong said their contact tracing efforts was only as good as the history they get when the careFIJI a...

COVID-19: ‘AstraZeneca Will Maintain Protection From New Variant’
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COVID-19: ‘AstraZeneca Will Maintain Protection From New Variant’

Dr Fong said there have been concerns raised but it was important to note that the vaccine prevents people from hosp...

Protect Elderly In Your Family: Dr Fong
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Protect Elderly In Your Family: Dr Fong

We are hoping that all that extra ventilators are not used. And by taking the action of trying to protect as much as...

12 New Cases: Dr. James Fong
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12 New Cases: Dr. James Fong

Last night, the Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong highlighted the following during h...

Checkpoint Movement To Be More Tougher
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Checkpoint Movement To Be More Tougher

The movement of people through the checkpoints will be tougher today because guidelines are going to become stringen...

New Containment Areas Set: Dr Fong
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New Containment Areas Set: Dr Fong

Stay home. Your interactions should be limited entirely to those already living in your households. If you’re miss...

COVID-19: Containment Zones In Lami, Suva, Nausori, Lautoka And Nadi For 14 Days Beginning Tomorrow
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COVID-19: Containment Zones In Lami, Suva, Nausori, Lautoka And Nadi For 14 Days Beginning Tomorrow

Beginning at 4 am Monday 26 April, movement will be restricted for 14 days in containment zones - Lami, Suva and Nau...

Four New Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded In The Country
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Four New Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded In The Country

Two of those cases are in Nadi, one in Lautoka and one in Makoi, Suva.

COVID-19: Only Supermarkets, Pharmacies Open Today
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COVID-19: Only Supermarkets, Pharmacies Open Today

On Friday, permanent secretary for Health, Dr James Fong announced restricted movement from 7pm Saturday to 4am Monday.

Man Breaks COVID-19 Rule, Caught Swimming From Moturiki To Ovalau
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Man Breaks COVID-19 Rule, Caught Swimming From Moturiki To Ovalau

"Most of us are abiding by the protocols we have in place. The vast majority of Fijians are doing the right things. ...

14-Year-Old Girl Latest Locally Transmitted COVID-19 Case
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14-Year-Old Girl Latest Locally Transmitted COVID-19 Case

She is the daughter of the 53-year-old hotel staff.

COVID-19: Fijians To Be Called For Rollout Of Vaccines
NATION

COVID-19: Fijians To Be Called For Rollout Of Vaccines

The ministry’s main focus is Nadi due to its close proximity to the airport and quarantine facilities.

COVID-19: Stay Home, Save Lives: Fong
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COVID-19: Stay Home, Save Lives: Fong

While the curfew hours remain the same, the Fiji Police Force will be restricting movement from 7pm tonight until 4a...

COVID-19: Wearing Masks In Public Transport Compulsory
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COVID-19: Wearing Masks In Public Transport Compulsory

“Those who are not wearing masks won’t be allowed to drive,” Dr Fong said.

Stay Safe, Get Checked At One Of 40 Screening Clinics Nationwide: Dr Fong
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Stay Safe, Get Checked At One Of 40 Screening Clinics Nationwide: Dr Fong

These are specifically for the containment areas between Nadi and Lautoka and Cunningham in Suva.

New Moves Highlighted
NEWS

New Moves Highlighted

Nasomo in Tavua, identified as screening zone based on movements of woman from Cunningham.,

COVID-19: Nasomo, Tavua Identified As A Screening Zone
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COVID-19: Nasomo, Tavua Identified As A Screening Zone

Nasomo in Tavua, has also been identified as a screening zone based on the movements of the case from Wainitarawau C...

Erase Stigma, Virus Is the Problem, Not Any One Person: Dr Fong
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Erase Stigma, Virus Is the Problem, Not Any One Person: Dr Fong

We need to erase the stigma around COVID-19––the virus is the problem, not any one person.

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