UK PM and chancellor to self-isolate in U-turn
The UK prime minister Boris Johnson and chancellor will now self-isolate as normal after contact with Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who tested positive for coronavirus.
July 18, 2021 11:38 pm
Canada's vaccination rate overtakes US
Canada has overtaken the US in second dose vaccination rates, after months of lagging behind its southern neighbour.
July 18, 2021 11:35 pm
13 more confirmed dead from COVID-19
1,043 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed for the 24 hour period that ended at 8am today.
July 18, 2021 10:14 pm
MoH continues testing and swabbing
A total of 3,795 individuals were screened and 1,068 swabbed at the Ministry of Health’ stationary screening clinics in the last 24 hours.
July 18, 2021 10:01 pm
Vaccination continues steadily
The Ministry of Health was able to vaccinate another 0.3 percent the target population with their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine since the last update.
July 18, 2021 9:49 pm
Second dose interval period brought forward
Individuals can now receive their second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine eight weeks after their first dose.
July 18, 2021 8:56 pm
Double for Kikau in Panthers win
Fiji Bati star Viliame Kikau was at it again for the Panthers in its NRL round 18 clash against the Warriors.
July 18, 2021 7:28 pm
Long Covid funding to unearth new treatments
Thousands of people with “long COVID” could benefit from the funding of 15 new studies of the condition, its causes and potential treatments.
July 18, 2021 5:02 pm
Vanua handling COVID-19 cases in Lomaiviti
The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Health has confirmed that cases of COVID-19 now exist in Levuka on Ovalau Island as well on Gau Island.
July 18, 2021 4:50 pm
Moderna vaccines for pregnant women to be administered from Wednesday
The Health Ministry will begin administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to pregnant women across Viti Levu from Wednesday.
July 18, 2021 4:45 pm
Northern repatriation resumes
Repatriation of Fijians from Viti Levu to Vanua Levu has resumed.
July 18, 2021 4:43 pm
37 fined for Public Health Infringement
Police issued 37 Public Health Infringement Notices in the last 24-hours.