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61 new COVID-19 cases, remain vigilant

August 19, 2022 6:23 am

Doctor Fong says 24 cases were recorded in the Central Division; 33 in the West; three in the North and one in the Eastern Division. [File Photo]

Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says while they continue to see a persistent decrease in reported cases of COVID-19, the public must remain vigilant.

This as Fiji recorded 61 new cases in the last three days.

Doctor Fong says 24 cases were recorded in the Central Division; 33 in the West; three in the North and one in the Eastern Division.

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He says it’s important to maintain community-wide adoption of COVID safety measures together with immunization.

The PS says this is a means to reduce disease spread and protect the vulnerable in the communities.