Thirteen new COVID-19 cases in Naviti, Yasawa

September 6, 2021 7:08 am

The number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Naviti, Yasawa remains a concern as 13 new infections were reported on the island in the last 24-hour period.

Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says these new cases were among the 156 infections recorded across the country.

Doctor Fong says 79 cases were reported in the Western Division, 73 in the Central and four from Kadavu.

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The Ministry adds there are no COVID-19 deaths to report as of 8 am yesterday, however, two deaths are currently under investigation.

There have been 508 COVID deaths in total.

The Permanent Secretary says there have been 696 new recoveries which means that there are now 15,997 active cases.

4,522 cases are in the Central Division, 11,164 in the West, four in the North, and 307 in the East.

There have been 47,795 cases during the outbreak that started in April this year.

There are 204 COVID-19 patients admitted at hospitals around Viti Levu.

84 patients are admitted at the Lautoka Hospital, 17 at the FEMAT field hospital, and 103 admitted at CWM hospital, St Giles, and Makoi.

Nine are currently in critical condition.

The vaccination rate continues on an upward trend as 95.5 percent of adults have received their first dose with 51.1 percent fully vaccinated.