Lautoka reports first death in second wave
July 30, 2021 4:25 am
The Lautoka Hospital
The seven-day rolling average of COVID-19 deaths per day is eight.
The nine deaths recorded between the 26th and 27th of this month were all not vaccinated.
The first COVID-19 death to report is an 83-year-old man from Lautoka.
He presented to the Lautoka Hospital in respiratory distress and died three days later.
The second is a 72-year-old woman from Samabula who died at home.
The third COVID-19 death to report is a 69-year-old man from Valelevu, Nasinu.
He presented to the CWM Hospital emergency department in severe respiratory distress and died on the same day.
A 64-year-old man from Suva died at home.
The fifth COVID-19 death to report is an 84-year-old man from Nabua who died at home.
The sixth is a 59-year-old man from Nakasi who died at home.
The seventh is a 91-year-old woman from Suva who died at home.
The eighth COVID-19 death to report is a 68-year-old woman from Wailoku who died at home.
The ninth COVID-19 is a 75-year-old man from Raiwaqa who died at home.
There have been 15 more deaths of COVID-19 positive patients.
However, their deaths have been classified as non-COVID related.
Doctors have determined that their deaths were caused by serious pre-existing medical conditions.
There have now been 227 deaths due to COVID-19 in Fiji, with 225 of these deaths during the outbreak that started in April this year.
We also have recorded 119 COVID-19 positive patients who died from the serious medical conditions that they had before they contracted COVID-19.