Perpetual Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong affirmed the previous evening that there are 11 new sure COVID-19 cases.

Ten of the new cases are from one family in Kinoya connected to the Extra Supermarket bunch.

He says the 11th case is a work contact of case 206 from the Samabula bunch, who works for FICAC.

Ten cases were additionally declared after early afternoon yesterday.

Specialist Fong says contact following examinations are continuous and general society ought to hope to see the Ministry groups on the ground leading these examinations all through Suva.

He says however cases have not been identified in Lami, general society ought to likewise hope to see expanded screening exercises there with an end goal to increase the local area observation past the current known zones where cases have been found.

12 patients have recuperated, which implies there are presently 108 dynamic cases in detachment.

Fiji has had 259 cases altogether, with 147 recuperations and 4 passings, since the principal case was accounted for on March nineteenth 2020.

In the interim outcomes have been gotten from the leftover 4000 of the 11,000 complete accumulated examples that were shipped off two private research centers in Melbourne, Australia, for testing.

There are zero positive outcomes revealed from these examples.

Specialist Fong says the reference lab, the Melbourne Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory at the Doherty Institute, is presently leading check of these outcomes.

An aggregate of 92,821 COVID-19 research facility tests have been directed since they begun testing in mid 2020.

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