Two new border quarantine cases
April 21, 2021 6:20 am
Head of Health Protection Dr Aalisha Sahukhan
The Health Ministry has announced another two new border quarantine cases.
Head of Health Protection, Dr Aalisha Sahukhan, says the new cases are a 25-year-old and a 32-year-old who are part of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces who returned from deployment overseas.
Dr Sahukhan says the two tested positive for COVID-19 during routine testing while in border quarantine.
“They have also been transferred to the isolation ward at Lautoka hospital in accordance with our normal protocol for positive cases. So with these latest cases – there are now 10 active cases admitted at the Lautoka isolation unit.”
Dr Sahukhan says Fiji now has had 77 cases in total since our first community case on March 19th 2020.
She says a total of 43,241 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with a daily average of 277 tests per day over the last seven days.
This is a weekly average of 1892 tests a week over the last two weeks.
Dr. Sahukhan says there are currently 800 people who have recently arrived from overseas undergoing mandatory 14 day quarantine in Nadi.