Six new positive COVID-19 cases were announced last night.


Perpetual Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says 4 cases are essential contacts inside the Muanikoso group and 2 are from the Vunivivi bunch.

22 cases were declared after noontime yesterday which incorporates 12 cases from Vunivivi Nausori, 7 Navy officials, 2 from Queen Elizabeth Barracks and 1 from Kinoya.

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Examinations have uncovered that the naval force, Waila and Vunivivi groups are associated through a typical openness occasion which was a memorial service.

Specialist Fong says the inhabitant of Kinoya has no connections to different cases at this beginning phase of examination.

He says the 2 new cases at the George Mate Medical Center at Queen Elizabeth Barracks are associated with the QEB group.

Specialist Fong adds the 7 maritime officials and staff are contacts of the primary maritime official to test positive and are important for the naval force group.

He additionally says 12 are occupants of Vunivivi in Nausori.

They were found as a feature of screening of that space regarding the naval force group.

Specialist Fong says plainly the grouping of this flare-up is presently in the Suva-Nausori region.

He says the greater part of the new cases lately were found through contact following examinations for known cases, which is a pointer that the contact following endeavors are successful.

The Permanent Secretary says huge accelerations in day by day case numbers have been to a great extent driven by the way that new cases have been connected to enormous families or working environment gatherings, burial service social occasions and the related grog meetings in huge gatherings.

4 patients have recuperated, which implies there are presently 151 dynamic cases in disconnection, with all dynamic cases inside Suva-Nausori.

There have been 244 cases during this current flare-up, and Fiji has had 314 cases altogether, with 159 recuperations and 4 passings, since the principal case was accounted for on March nineteenth 2020.

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