Dr James Fong

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
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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.

COVID-19: Children Of 40-Year-Old Wainitarawau Resident Test Positive
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COVID-19: Children Of 40-Year-Old Wainitarawau Resident Test Positive

A seven-month-old son and a 14-year-old daughter of the 40-year-old case announced yesterday.

COVID-19: Repatriation, Fiji Link Domestic Flights Suspended
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COVID-19: Repatriation, Fiji Link Domestic Flights Suspended

“As for international flights, we are suspending all passenger air travel into and out of Fiji for non-medical pur...

COVID-19: Drivers Of Taxi, Minibuses Now In Quarantine
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COVID-19: Drivers Of Taxi, Minibuses Now In Quarantine

Dr Fong acknowledged the two drivers for their act of patriotism and high responsibility that would have saved lives.

COVID-19: Cunningham Family Isolated After 40-Year-Old Woman Tests COVID-Positive
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COVID-19: Cunningham Family Isolated After 40-Year-Old Woman Tests COVID-Positive

Residents claimed that they saw, the woman go to church on Sunday and visited some of the neighbour’s house.

Outbound Inter-Island Travel From Viti Levu  And International Flights Suspended
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Outbound Inter-Island Travel From Viti Levu And International Flights Suspended

Dr Fong said all international flights into and out of Fiji for non-medical purposes are suspended. "We need every ...

Up to 20 People Allowed To Attend A Funeral: Dr Fong
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Up to 20 People Allowed To Attend A Funeral: Dr Fong

If you do not have an essential reason to leave your house –– do not leave your house. Stay home. Keep your chil...

Family Travel History Explained In Order
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Family Travel History Explained In Order

Screening sites will be activated throughout Fiji especially in the areas that could be high risk.

Expect More Cases: Fong
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Expect More Cases: Fong

Tavakubu funeral now a potential super spreader event. Certain of more cases out there. At least 500 people were at ...

COVID-19: Stay Alert
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COVID-19: Stay Alert

A soldier based at the Tanoa International Hotel tested positive for the virus on April 17 following routine testing...

Misinformation Affects Vaccine Sign Up: Dr Fong
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Misinformation Affects Vaccine Sign Up: Dr Fong

“We would like to work closely with faith communities to ensure that all our communities have access to accurate a...

Village In Ba On Health Alert After Two Leptospirosis Deaths
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Village In Ba On Health Alert After Two Leptospirosis Deaths

Waikubukubu Village in Nadarivatu, in the province of Ba, has gone into lockdown restrictions after two villagers di...

Our Global Prominence In The Face of COVID-19
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Our Global Prominence In The Face of COVID-19

Not many countries can say they enjoy as much freedom to move around as Fiji does, in light of COVID-19, outgoing AN...

Dr Fong Welcomes WHO’s Approval Of Janssen Vaccine
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Dr Fong Welcomes WHO’s Approval Of Janssen Vaccine

WHO has backed AstraZeneca after a small number of European countries suspended the rollout of the jab as a precauti...

‘Why We Allowed Superyacht Entry’
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‘Why We Allowed Superyacht Entry’

The thing we have that other countries do not have is quarantine waters,”

Register Now For COVID-19 Vaccines: Dr Fong
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Register Now For COVID-19 Vaccines: Dr Fong

Dr Fong said registering now would make work easier for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services while vaccines w...

First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab Set For Wednesday
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First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab Set For Wednesday

Front liners to be given first shot of vaccine doses.

COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Today
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COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Today

‘We are only having border quarantine cases and our frontline workers are at high risk of getting the virus so tha...

Man In Custody For Throwing Molotov Cocktail Inside St Giles Ward
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Man In Custody For Throwing Molotov Cocktail Inside St Giles Ward

He came with a molotov cocktail, a can of kerosene and a cane knife,” he said. “The bottle exploded and a nurse ...

COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Available For Fijians By April
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COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Available For Fijians By April

First priority are frontline workers, then the elderly, those who are vulnerable to the virus, and then the entire p...

Increase In Dengue-like Cases In The Central And West
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Increase In Dengue-like Cases In The Central And West

Laboratory testing confirmation underway.

‘Not All Confirmed COVID-19 Vaccines Will Prevent Transmission’- Dr James Fong
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‘Not All Confirmed COVID-19 Vaccines Will Prevent Transmission’- Dr James Fong

“It may have some effectiveness and it may stop some transmission but not all,” Dr Fong said.

Operations Normal At Hospitals And Health Centres: Dr Fong
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Operations Normal At Hospitals And Health Centres: Dr Fong

Health care workers around the country have also been deployed into various communities this morning to conduct fiel...

Permanent Secretaries For Education, Health And Youth Confirmed
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Permanent Secretaries For Education, Health And Youth Confirmed

The Public Service Commission has confirmed the appointment of the following individuals as a Permanent Secretary: P...

Fiji Is COVID-Free, Confirms Dr Fong
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Fiji Is COVID-Free, Confirms Dr Fong

“Today (yesterday) is day one that we as a nation are without any active case of COVID-19,” Dr Fong said.

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