COVID -19 News

19th April, 2021
PM BAINIMARAMA’S STATEMENT ON COVID-19

Bula vinaka and good afternoon. As we announced in the early hours of the morning, Fiji is once again faced with a grave and present danger to the lives of our people. We have confirmed our first local case of COVID-19 in more than one year, and we must act quickly to stop it from…Read More


19th April, 2021
STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND MEDICAL SERVICES

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has continued to run COVID-19 tests on the first- and second-generation contacts identified through its contact tracing effort stemming from the border quarantine case announced yesterday. As of early this morning, one of those first-generation contacts, a 53-year-old woman, has registered a positive COVID-19 test result. This woman…Read More


25th August, 2020
Statement by Acting Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services, Dr James Fong on the latest Border Case Death and COVID-Safe Amendments

Bula Vinaka and Good Afternoon  As we have previously announced, we have securely confirmed border quarantine cases of COVID-19 among our citizens who are returning from overseas. These cases have not represented a risk to the public. Under the watchful eye of our disciplined forces, Fiji’s border is sealed, and the virus has not re-entered…Read More


25th August, 2020
STATEMENT BY ACTING PS HEALTH DR JAMES FONG AT THE COVID-19 RISK MITIGATION TASKFORCE PRESS CONFERENCE

Bula Vinaka and good afternoon. We all know the impacts of COVID-19 stretch far beyond the health sector alone. Our response requires a whole-of-government approach –– particularly when it comes to Fiji’s economic recovery. That’s why I’m here today alongside representatives from our COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce. Our full CRMT team consists of the Permanent…Read More


13th August, 2020
STATEMENT FROM THE ACTING PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR HEALTH

Bula Vinaka. Today we are announcing one new border quarantine case of COVID-19. The patient is a 61-year-old gentleman. He is a  repatriating Fijian citizen who traveled to Fiji from Sacramento, California in the United States. He transited through Auckland and arrived in Fiji on Thursday. The 6th of August. After developing COVID-like symptoms while…Read More