STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH ON COVID-19 UPDATE

There are 0 new cases of COVID-19 to report in this update. It has been 4 days since the last border quarantine case was reported. There are currently 3 active border quarantine cases admitted at the Lautoka hospital isolation unit.

It has been 317 days since the last case was detected outside border quarantine on April 18th 2020.

Fiji has had 59 cases in total, with 54 recoveries and 2 deaths, since our first case was reported on March 19th 2020. The last 41 cases have been international travel associated cases detected in border quarantine.

A total of 30,607 laboratory tests have been conducted, with a daily average of 209 tests per day over the last 7 days, and a weekly average of 1162 tests per week over the last 2 weeks.

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There are currently 766 people who have recently arrived from overseas undergoing mandatory 14 day quarantine in government supervised border quarantine facilities.

For more information on COVID-19 in Fiji please visit the Ministry of Health and Medical Services web page http://www.health.gov.fj/covid-19-updates/

The next scheduled update will be on Wednesday March 3rd.