COVID response team deployed to Kadavu
August 27, 2021 6:55 am
[Source: Ministry of Health and Medical Services]
A team of doctors, nurses from the Ministry of Health together with RFMF personnel and other government officials left for Kadavu this morning.
The 56-member team is being tasked to attend to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Kadavu.
They are expected to spend a month on the Island.
Our team of doctors, nurses, @Rfmf_Media ,@FijianGovt officials have left Suva this morning for Kadavu. @ISeruiratu and @VaroVitale was also present to farewell the team for this deployment. #TogetherWeCan #COVID19 #Fiji #Kadavu #Deployment pic.twitter.com/t3KigFIBkr
— Fiji Ministry of Health & Medical Services (@MOHFiji) August 26, 2021
Minister for Rural and Maritime Development Inia Seruiratu and Commissioner Eastern Division, Vitale Varo were also present at the wharf to farewell the team.
Farewelled a 56-member Government team deployed to Kadavu as part of our #COVID19 containment efforts early this morning.
— Inia Seruiratu (@ISeruiratu) August 26, 2021
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says the weather has delayed the deployment of their COVID response team.