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2nd June, 2021
STATEMENT BY THE PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR HEALTH & MEDICAL SERVICES DR. JAMES FONG – 02.06.21

Transmission Update We recorded another 22 cases as of this morning. One new case has not yet been linked to other cases or clusters and is currently under investigation. The individual is from Caubati and was swabbed at the Valelevu stationary screening clinic after presenting with symptoms. All the other new cases are linked to…Read More


1st June, 2021
STATEMENT BY THE PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR HEALTH & MEDICAL SERVICES DR. JAMES FONG – 01.06.21 EVENING UPDATE

In addition to the 26 cases announced today, we now report 9 new cases this evening. 5 of the cases are linked to the Navosai Narere cluster, and 1 to the Waila cluster. 1 is from the Nawaka cluster and works at Nadi hospital and 2 have been detected at CWM Hospital In addition to…Read More


1st June, 2021
STATEMENT BY THE PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR HEALTH & MEDICAL SERVICES DR. JAMES FONG – 01.06.21 AFTERNOON UPDATE

Transmission Update We have recorded 26 cases as of this morning. All these new cases are linked to existing clusters. All are stable and either in isolation facilities or home isolation. At the present time, the vast majority of cases have been arising from existing clusters and not as cases with unknown sources of transmission…Read More


31st May, 2021
STATEMENT BY THE PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR HEALTH & MEDICAL SERVICES DR. JAMES FONG – 31.05.21

We recorded an additional 6 cases last night plus another 23 cases this morning. All these new cases are linked to existing clusters. All of these cases are stable and are either in isolation facilities or home isolation. The new cases are linked to the following communities and clusters: ●      Narere – 2…Read More


30th May, 2021
STATEMENT BY THE PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR COMMERCE, TRADE, TOURISM & TRANSPORT SHAHEEN ALI

Bula Vinaka and Good afternoon. As announced by the Hon. Prime Minister last night, we have made some changes to the Containment Zones and to policies governing business operations during the pandemic. While there have been changes to Containment Areas, businesses cannot go back to operating in the usual manner and will still have to…Read More