11-year-old amongst new confirmed COVID-19 cases

April 4, 2020 4:12 pm

The five new cases of COVID-19 include an 11-year-old.

She is the daughter of patients six and seven in Nabua, Suva who were confirmed positive earlier in the week.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainumarama says after identifying the couple this week, they entered their 11-year-old daughter into isolation before she had developed symptoms.

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Yesterday, she came down with a fever.

Bainimarama confirms, she was tested and confirmed as positive for the virus this morning.

She is in isolation along with her parents at the Navua Hospital.

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