Nine more COVID deaths recorded

August 27, 2021 5:32 am

The Ministry of Health has recorded nine new COVID-19 deaths between 19th and 25th August.

One death was reported from the Central Division and eight are from the West.

An 84-year-old woman from Ba died at the Hospital on Tuesday while a 75-year-old woman from Lautoka died at home.

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An 80-year-old woman from Nadi died at home while a 55-year-old woman from Naitasiri also died at home.

A 71-year-old woman from Lautoka died at home while a 59-year-old man from Tavua died at the Lautoka Hospital.

A 65-year-old woman from Rakiraki has also died from COVID-19 and a 94-year-old woman from Somosomo Village, Naviti, Yasawa Islands died at home.

A 75-year-old woman from Sigatoka died at the hospital.

There have been 11 more deaths of COVID-19 positive patients however, these deaths have been classified as non-COVID.

With yesterday’s newly reported deaths, there have now been 468 deaths due to COVID-19 in Fiji, with 466 of these deaths during the outbreak that started in April.