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7 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases confirmed today
7 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases have been confirmed and the Permanent Secretary for Health,
6 hours ago
Video footage of the now-suspended Fiji FA Referees Director emerges with allegations that he had thrown rubbish on the beachside
A video has emerged on Facebook showing the now suspended Referees Director of the Fiji Football Ass
7 hours ago
Car reverses into CJS Supermarket
A car reversed into CJS Supermarket in Nabua earlier this evening. This has been confirmed in a f
3 hours ago

COVID-19 testing strategy to target the containment areas of Suva, Nausori, Lami, Nadi, Lautoka and Ra
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says they will now be resetting their COVID-19 tes
5 hours ago
People on Viti Levu who are currently outside of the containment area they live in will be allowed to return to their homes from 4am tomorrow to 11pm Sunday
The Health Ministry has announced that those on Viti Levu who are currently outside of the containme
5 hours ago
93,000 Fijians have so far received their first COVID-19 vaccine shots
93,000 people have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. Permanent Secretary for Health
5 hours ago

Other civil servants providing supporting roles to Health Ministry
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says other civil servants will not be doing medical
5 hours ago
6 COVID cases are under investigation – Dr. Sahukhan
Fiji now has 49 active cases as we have recorded 7 new locally transmitted cases. The Head of the
5 hours ago
FEMAT Field Hospitals anticipated to be operational by tomorrow - Dr. Tudravu
Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Jemesa Tudravu says they anticipate the FEMAT Field Hospitals at the old G
5 hours ago

Dr Reddy asks PS Environment to investigate the now suspended Referees Director for allegedly disposing waste on the beachside
Minister for Waterways and Environment, Doctor Mahendra Reddy says he has just asked the Permanent S
7 hours ago
No lockdown for Suva this weekend – Dr Fong
There will be no lockdown for Suva this weekend. This has been confirmed to fijivillage by Perman
14 hours ago
Health Ministry teams contact tracing, screening and testing in many parts of the country
Health Ministry teams contact tracing, screening and testing in many parts of the country Contact
15 hours ago

FEMAT Field Hospitals to be set up in Natokowaqa and Nadovu Park in Lautoka
The Fiji Emergency Medical Assistance Team Field Hospitals will be set up at the old Government Supp
16 hours ago
150-bed Non-COVID Field Hospital to be set up in Lautoka – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says to cater for non-COVID patients, they are set
1 day ago

07/05/2021
Dr Fong to have press conference at 9pm
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong will have a press conference on COVID-19 at 9pm. Stay with Legend FM for updates. We will have live coverage on our
7 hours ago
Some persons with disabilities may not be able to wear face masks due to a disability or medical condition – Raj
The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission says it is vital for everyone to work collectively in ensuring that persons with disabilities and homeless persons are
10 hours ago
This is not the time to put firm dates on school reopening – Dr Jokhan
The Permanent Secretary for Education Dr Anjeela Jokhan says this is not the time to put firm dates on school reopening however the Ministry has also highlighted that sch
10 hours ago

Frontline workers receive gratitude packs worth over $72,000 from Sai Prema Foundation and NZ High Commission
2,500 medical and non-medical personnel have received Heroes Gratitude Packs worth over $72,000 from Sai Prema Foundation and the NZ High Commission. These are frontli
11 hours ago
Feakes reveals that Australia will provide more COVID-19 vaccines
Australia is committed to providing Fiji with more COVID-19 vaccines. This was the message by the Australian High Commissioner to Fiji John Feakes while handing over t
12 hours ago
The death of the first locally transmitted COVID-19 patient reminds us all of the real, grave impact this virus can have – Dr Ali
Acting Representative of WHO in the South Pacific, Doctor Akeem Ali says the death of the first locally transmitted COVID-19 patient reminds us all of the real, grave imp
12 hours ago

Students can access revision materials on the Ministry of Education website from Monday
Students will be able to access revision materials from Term 1 on the Ministry of Education website from next Monday with school holidays extended till May 24th. The P
12 hours ago
15-yr-old arrested for crossing the Nadi containment area on horseback
A 15-year-old boy from Nabitu in Sigatoka was arrested after he crossed the Nadi containment area using a short-cut on horseback while a 58-year-old taxi driver was found
12 hours ago
Fiji receives 21,600 vaccines from COVAX
Fiji has received a further 21,600 AstraZeneca vaccines from COVAX. The Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong had earlier said they expect 64,800 of the 10
14 hours ago

Divisional Commissioners are now identifying non-school isolation facilities - Seruiratu
Minister for Defence and National Security Inia Seruiratu says Divisional Commissioners are now identifying non-school facilities that can be used as community isolation
14 hours ago
PS Education to have press conference on reopening of schools
Permanent Secretary for Education Anjeela Jokhan will have a press conference at 1.30pm today on the reopening of schools. Stay with us for live coverage on our websit
14 hours ago
All the measures we are taking is based on protecting the CWM Hospital - Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong has assured the public that they are taking all the necessary measures to protect the CWM Hospital and everything they are do
14 hours ago

Supermarkets in Suva now have floor markings for social distancing outside
Social distancing floor markings have now been drawn up outside many of the major supermarkets, banks and post offices in the wider Suva area today. Many of the superm
15 hours ago
India’s COVID-19 Crisis Shakes Modi’s Image of Strength
NEW DELHI — His COVID-19 task force didn’t meet for months. His health minister assured the public in March that India had reached the pandemic’s “endgame.” A f
16 hours ago
6,632 FNPF members paid for the COVID-19 lockdown relief
6,632 FNPF members have so far been paid $1.45 million for the COVID-19 lockdown relief, which opened on Monday 26th April, 2021. $1.16 million was members own money w
16 hours ago

10,000 AstraZeneca vaccines arrives from Australia
An initial 10,000 Australian-made AstraZeneca vaccines have arrived in Fiji. The Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes says Australia continues to assist F
17 hours ago
Raiwaqa Health Centre temporarily closed
The Health Ministry's Chief Medical Advisor Doctor Jemesa Tudravu says the Raiwaqa Health Centre will be temporarily closed but patients who need treatment will need to g
18 hours ago
A whole of government effort is now in place - Dr. Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr James Fong says a whole of government effort is currently in place in response to cases of COVID-19 in the country. Dr Fong says
18 hours ago

06/05/2021
We will keep testing until we separate the positives and the negatives at Lautoka Hospital- Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says they have protocols in place to separate the positive and negative COVID-19 cases at the Lautoka Hospital. Fijivi
1 day ago
42 active cases of COVID-19 – Dr Sahukhan
Fiji currently has 42 active cases of COVID-19 in isolation. The Head of Health Protection Dr. Aalisha Sahukhan says 9 are border quarantine cases, 29 are locally tran
1 day ago
A lockdown has to serve a purpose – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr. James Fong says a lockdown is not something you just throw in and then think about what to do, you think about what you will do in a lo
1 day ago

It will be too late to prevent a great deal of human suffering if ICUs become stressed with high numbers of COVID patients – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says if the ICUs become stressed with high numbers of COVID-positive patients, they will be hard-pressed, like other coun
1 day ago
Non-essential businesses outside containment areas should close – Dr Fong
The Health Ministry says non-essential businesses outside the containment areas should close. Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says the opening of the
1 day ago
Urgent steps taken to prevent more of our health facilities from becoming source points of new COVID outbreaks – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says following the worrying spate of cases among our healthcare workers, they are taking urgent steps to prevent more of
1 day ago

Raiwaqa Health Centre closes after nurse tests positive for COVID-19
Four new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed – three are locally transmitted cases while there is one border quarantine case. Permanent Secretary for Health, Docto
1 day ago
Dr Fong to have press conference at 7.45pm this evening
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong will have a press conference on COVID-19 at 7.45pm this evening. Stay with Legend FM for updates. We will have liv
1 day ago
MLC Veivueti and its crew start to deliver medical services in Lautoka from today
The government multipurpose vessel that is designed to provide both primary and secondary medical services to the maritime islands, MLC Veivueti and its crew will start t
1 day ago

Human Rights Commission and police investigate alleged brutality case in Tukavesi
The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission and Police are investigating an alleged brutality case involving a man from Loa Village in Tukavesi who claims that he
1 day ago
Moving forward we may explore a legislative framework to help in making sure people who need to be tested for COVID-19 are swabbed – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says moving forward they may explore other legislative frameworks to help them in making sure that people who need to be test
1 day ago
Police speak to officers at Vatuwaqa checkpoint after some drivers were stopped for not wearing masks while driving alone
Police say they support the Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong’s statement that it is not necessary for a driver to wear a mask while travelling alone ho
1 day ago

Police to arrest people if they do not follow the gazetted COVID-19 health guidelines
Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu says anyone not following the two metres distancing inside or outside the supermarket in any containment area will be arrested.
1 day ago
16-year-old arrested as he tried to cross the border in Wainibuku
A 16-year-old student from Rokara Settlement in Khalsa Road has been arrested after he was trying to cross the border in Wainibuku near Rups Nakasi. 53 people have bee
1 day ago
Fiji Airways and Fiji Link extend flight cancellations
Fiji Airways and Fiji Link have extended flight cancellations in light of the continued movement restrictions in Fiji.All domestic Fiji Link passenger flights have been c
1 day ago

Thousands of residents in the greater Nasinu and Nakasi area will be experiencing power outage from 7.30am to 5pm tomorrow
If you live in parts of the greater Nasinu and Nakasi area, you will be experiencing a power outage from 7.30am to 5pm tomorrow. Energy Fiji Limited say these areas in
EFL
1 day ago
Mother of 2 is missing her family however confident that they will be able to ride out this difficult phase
A mother of two who is a ward assistant at the Lautoka Hospital and is now confined at the hospital for an indefinite period of time says they all have to just go through
1 day ago
Man allegedly breaks into a shop in Nausori Town and steals assorted items and cash worth more than $12,000
A 22-year-old man who allegedly broke into a shop in Nausori Town on Tuesday has been charged and will be produced in the Nausori Magistrate Court tomorrow. He alleged
2 days ago

16 year old arrested as he tried to cross the border in Wainibuku
A 16-year-old student from Rokara Settlement in Khalsa Road has been arrested after he was trying to cross the border in Wainibuku near the Rups Nakasi. 53 people have
2 days ago
Police officers enforcing social distancing after hundreds turn up to Tilak High School to get vaccinated
Police are on the ground enforcing social distancing at the Tilak High School COVID-19 vaccination centre in Lautoka after hundreds of people turned up to get vaccinated
2 days ago
Fiji commends ADB for its support
Fiji has commended the Asian Development Bank for its timely support with the policy-based financing of FJ$407.3 million and its cooperation and willingness to work with
2 days ago

Invest in Midwives: they save lives – Butler
On the International Day of the Midwife, the UNFPA renewed their commitment to working with their partners across the Pacific to strengthen midwifery skills and capacitie
2 days ago
13 community isolation facilities remain open and currently occupied by COVID-19 patients – Dr Tudravu
There are 13 community isolation facilities that remain open and are currently occupied by COVID-19 positive patients. This has been confirmed by the Health Ministry's
2 days ago
About 100 patients in the Lautoka Hospital – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says there are about 100 or so patients at the Lautoka Hospital and they have enough staff to look after those patients.T
2 days ago

53-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 passes away
The man admitted to the Lautoka Hospital Intensive Care Unit yesterday for a severe illness due to COVID-19 has sadly passed away. Permanent Secretary for Health, Doct
2 days ago
Hundreds of people rush to Tilak High School to get vaccinated resulting in lack of social distancing
Hundreds of people have rushed to the Tilak High School vaccination centre in Lautoka to get their COVID-19 vaccine today and this has resulted in lack of social distanci
2 days ago
People in Nadi can text or call 161 to apply for the $90 cash payment from 9am today
People living in Nadi who cannot go to work because of the containment zone or the health restrictions in place will be able to apply for the $90 cash payment by texting
2 days ago

Intensive Care Unit cases, like the one we now have at Lautoka Hospital, may be a red flag for widespread transmission – Dr Fong
Lautoka Hospital is now a tightly contained COVID care facility, with more than 400 patients, doctors, nurses, and other staff effectively quarantined within the hospital
2 days ago
Vaccination campaign concludes in Nadi and to continue in Lautoka until stock finishes
The vaccination campaign in Nadi has concluded due to the high uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine while it continues in Lautoka. The Ministry of Health says following the
2 days ago

05/05/2021
9 more patients have recovered from COVID-19
The two soldiers who are the latest border quarantine cases are a 33-year-old and a 46-year-old who returned from peacekeeping duties from Sinai on the 27th of last month
2 days ago
Ra case is within the same cluster that links back to the border quarantine facility
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says they can confirm that the first COVID-19 case of unknown origin in Ra had the virus which is genetically identical
2 days ago
4 new cases of COVID-19 announced
Four new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed after another 2065 tests. Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says one case is extremely serious. He sa
2 days ago

AG responds to question regarding email by Tabuya about him
Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says it is quite disconcerting that you have certain people in public life who think that it is fine to attack people personally and
2 days ago
Dr Fong to have press conference this evening
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong will have a press conference on COVID-19 this evening. Stay with Legend FM for updates. We will have live coverage
2 days ago
Health Minister says it is always a pleasure to have the PM in the daily COVID briefings and stresses this is a whole of government effort based on science
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama continues to be part of the daily COVID Task Force meeting at the Health Ministry Headquarters and Health Minister, Doctor Ifereimi Waqa
2 days ago

Shop N Save donates $35,000 worth of grocery vouchers for front-line workers
The Ministry of Defence, National Security and Policing, Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management, and the Ministry of Health has received 35,000 dollars wo
2 days ago
We did not defy the Health Ministry’s business shut down order – Lyndhurst
Lyndhurst Group of Companies says their factory at the Kalabu Tax Free Zone did not defy the Ministry of Health business shut down order from Monday, 26th April as was su
2 days ago
Concerns raised that other routes are being used to cross containment areas
Serious concerns have been raised that people are using other routes to cross from one containment area to another, however Police had earlier stated that they are now mo
2 days ago

Some PRB Housing tenants not following COVID-19 safety guidelines
Serious concerns have been raised by some people residing at Public Rental Board Housing that some tenants are still disregarding the COVID-19 guidelines. Fijivillage r
2 days ago
Tudravu concerned about attack on Police Officer in Nadi
An officer based at the Nadi Police Station was allegedly attacked and sustained injuries whilst approaching a 34-year-old driver who was stopped after acting suspiciousl
3 days ago
Funding from countries helps cushion the blow on our revenue collection from COVID-19 - AG
Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the funding they receive from other countries helps cushion the blow with respect to our revenue collection. Fijivillage
3 days ago

Water restoration being progressively done for Suva-Nausori corridor as repair works are completed
The Water Authority of Fiji confirms water restoration is being progressively done to areas still affected along the Suva to Nausori corridor. Repair works on pipes th
3 days ago
Expect more rain till tomorrow
You should expect rain today if you live in the Eastern half of Viti Levu which is from Pacific Harbour through to Suva, Nausori and up to Tailevu. There is a heavy ra
3 days ago
11 people arrested for gathering in a church at Nadevo village in Navosa
30 cases were recorded over the last 24 hours for breach of curfew and health restrictions which includes 11 people arrested for gathering in a church at Nadevo village i
3 days ago

FNPF members who applied for Phase 2 Round 5 of COVID relief assistance will receive their payment today
Fiji National Provident Fund members who applied for Phase 2 Round 5 of the COVID-19 relief assistance will receive their payment today. Chief Operating Officer, Pravi
3 days ago
India Covid: Opposition calls for full national lockdown
India's main opposition party has called for a full national lockdown, shortly after the country passed more than 20 million COVID-19 infections.They say there has been a
3 days ago
Fire destroys a teachers quarters at Waidalice
A fire destroyed a two-bedroom school quarters at Waidalice Primary School in Korovou yesterday afternoon. The National Fire Authority was alerted of the fire at 1.37
3 days ago

Health Ministry is still investigating the source of COVID-19 for the Lautoka doctors
The Ministry of Health is still investigating the source of COVID-19 for the two doctors from Lautoka Hospital that tested positive for the virus. Permanent Secretary
3 days ago
4,430 families were assisted with food packs in the Suva-Nausori lockdown zone
A total of 4,430 ration packs was distributed to families who ran out of food in the Suva-Nausori lockdown zone over the weekend. Each food pack had eight items which
3 days ago
Gender based violence in the Pacific is sadly an epidemic and it is a mark of embarrassment on our region – Vuniwaqa
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa says in the Pacific, gender-based violence is sadly an epidemic and it is a mark of embarrassment
3 days ago

04/05/2021
People not working due to containment zones can now apply for $90 cash payment
People who are living in the Nadi, Lautoka, Suva, Lami and Nausori containment zones and cannot go to work due to the COVID-19 zones in place can now apply for two lots o
3 days ago
Businesses will have to close down if they do not follow COVID-19 guidelines – Dr.Fong
Businesses that do not follow COVID-19 social distancing and 50 percent capacity guidelines will have to close down according to the Permanent Secretary for Health, Docto
3 days ago
Term 1 school holidays extended until 24th May
The Term 1 school holidays has been extended until 24th May. Education Minister Rosy Akbar says with COVID-19 still an active threat in the community, this was a neces
3 days ago

If a significant proportion of the population is not protecting itself that puts everybody else in danger – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says they have asked Police to be on the watch out for people who are not following COVID safety guidelines such as gathe
3 days ago
Members of Lion Heart 7s team screened by the Health Ministry
All members of the Lion Heart 7s team who had participated in the Malomalo 7s have been screened by the Ministry of Health. The team was an area of concern in contact
3 days ago
4,000 vaccinated in Suva while another 20,000 doses to be rolled out in the West
All 4,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses allocated for Suva have been administered while the Health Ministry is expected to roll out the remaining 20,000 doses through the West b
3 days ago

Please trust that the isolation facilities are equipped to offer the best possible care – Dr Fong
If we do happen to contract COVID, we don’t play by a different set of rules. Those are the words of Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong who says the h
3 days ago
Lautoka may remain a containment area for some time longer – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says Lautoka may remain a containment area for some time longer after the confirmation of the two Lautoka Hospital docto
3 days ago
AG to have press conference at 7pm tonight
Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum will have a press conference at 7pm tonight. Stay with fijivillage for live coverage.
3 days ago

Dr Fong to have press conference at 6pm this evening
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong will have a press conference on COVID-19 at 6pm this evening. Stay with Legend FM for updates. We will have live c
3 days ago
CSO Alliance calling for govt to tell Fijians about their plans
The Fiji CSO Alliance for COVID-19 Humanitarian Response says cabinet ministers need to come forward now and tell Fijians about the plans they have in store for people af
3 days ago
Lautoka employees are on FNPF assistance or are applying for it – Singh
Lautoka Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Pyara Singh says a bulk of businesses in Lautoka have closed their doors as per the government’s directive and their employees are
3 days ago

Police need to monitor children – Ali
Serious concerns are being raised regarding some parents who are still sending their children to shops and to do other errands without any masks. People are asking why
3 days ago
Two men attempt to break into a SODELPA MP’s Colo-i-Suva home
Two men attempted to break into the residence of a SODELPA parliamentarian in Colo-i-Suva at around 10.30 last night. Police say the men were armed with cane knives.
3 days ago
Officers monitor the Flagstaff area after reports of a man groping women and girls in the shortcut at the end of Carew Street
Police Crime Intelligence Officers are currently monitoring the Flagstaff area after comments by some members of the public that a man is groping women and girls in the s
3 days ago

7 COVID-19 patients have recovered
98 contacts of the two Lautoka Hospital doctors who had tested positive for COVID-19, have been identified, and many of these contacts are their colleagues who work at th
3 days ago
Association of Banks donates $20,000 to the Health Ministry
The Association of Banks in Fiji has donated $20,000 to the Ministry of Health in contact tracing efforts and containment of the coronavirus. President Rakesh Ram says
3 days ago
Less people at supermarkets today
Social distancing is now being strictly enforced at the same Valelevu supermarkets which failed to strictly enforce the COVID-safe guidelines yesterday. We have also n
4 days ago

LTA suspends Defensive Driving Course for now due to COVID-19
The Land Transport Authority has confirmed that the Defensive Driving Course is suspended for now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The course is a mandatory requirement b
LTA
4 days ago
Non-essential businesses outside of the current containment areas can now operate – Dr Fong
Non-essential businesses outside of the current containment areas in Suva, Nausori, Nadi and Lautoka areas can now operate. Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James
4 days ago
200 families in home quarantine around Lautoka receive food assistance from FRIEND Fiji
200 families who are in home quarantine in Lautoka have received food assistance from FRIEND Fiji. The Commissioner Western's Office received these food rations from t
4 days ago

People still spotted without masks in Suva
Many people could still be spotted walking around Suva without masks this morning. We saw both the young and old walking with masks in their hands at the Suva Bus Stan
4 days ago
People caught drinking alcohol at Suva Point
Three people were arrested while drinking alcohol at Suva Point while a 25-year-old taxi driver and a 32-year-old man are arrested after swimming across a creek from Omka
4 days ago
VAT collections drop by 27.8% however strong growth was noted in second-hand vehicle registrations by 122.2%
The Reserve Bank of Fiji says investment and consumption activity remained weak in the first three months of the year, indicating subdued confidence amidst continued econ
4 days ago

RBF says the recent COVID situation will further prolong the already subdued economic activity in Fiji
The Reserve Bank of Fiji says while progress has been made on the vaccination front considering that over 50,000 Fijians have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca v
4 days ago
Negative comments will not deter sign language interpreters from doing their job
No amount of negative comments on social media will stop Claudette Wilson and Loraini Tabu from doing their duty and providing critical information from the COVID-19 pres
4 days ago
The nature of the work of the two doctors had nothing to do with the Lautoka Outpatients Department – Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong has confirmed that the nature of the work of the two doctors who had tested positive for COVID-19 had nothing to do w
4 days ago

Reopening of schools to depend on COVID situation
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says in consultation with the Ministry of Education, they are considering re-opening the schools on 24th May 2021 but th
4 days ago

03/05/2021
The lockdown food assistance program was run by the Ministry of Economy and was govt funded – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says the food assistance provided in the Suva-Nausori lockdown zone over the weekend was run by the Ministry of Economy and w
4 days ago
218,400 people covered through mobile screenings – Dr Tudravu
The Health Ministry’s Chief Medical Advisor Doctor Jemesa Tudravu says their mass targetted screening is continuing in the restricted zones and the cumulative total tha
4 days ago
Couple who returned to Fiji from India and had tested positive for COVID-19 still in isolation – Dr Sahukhan
The couple who returned to Fiji from India on 10th April and had tested positive for COVID-19 are still in isolation. This has been confirmed by Health Ministry's Head
4 days ago

51 active cases of COVID-19 in Fiji
Fiji has 51 active cases of COVID-19 in isolation. 16 of the cases are border quarantine cases and 31 are locally transmitted cases. The Health Ministry’s Head of
4 days ago
Six large containment areas to remain throughout Fiji for now
There are currently six large containment areas throughout the country - Suva, Nausori, Lami, Rakiraki, Nadi and Lautoka, and the Health Ministry is not considering rolli
4 days ago
791 of the 877 contacts of the garment factory worker in Kalabu test negative in their first test
791 of the 877 contacts of the garment factory worker in Kalabu have tested negative in their first test however that could change at any point throughout the 14-day incu
4 days ago

4 Fiji Airways staff appear in court for allegedly gathering at a house to drink alcohol
Four Fiji Airways staff appeared in the Nadi Magistrates court today for allegedly breaching COVID-19 guidelines by gathering at a house to drink alcohol. It was heard
4 days ago
More rain this week
Expect more rain in the coming days. There is a heavy rain warning in force for Viti Levu, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands. All this rain is being brought by a tr
4 days ago
Media should be able to carry out their role fearlessly as a watchdog for the people- Gavoka
SODELPA Leader Viliame Gavoka says the media in this country should be able to carry out their role fearlessly as a watchdog for the people in holding our leaders account
4 days ago

Three serious sex offence cases discontinued in April due to false complaints or insufficient evidence
Three serious sex offence cases have been discontinued due to false complaints or insufficient evidence. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions says a 23 ye
4 days ago
12 people charged with a total of 30 counts of separate serious sex offences in April
12 people were charged with a total of 30 counts of separate serious sex offenses in April. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions says of the 12 people cha
4 days ago
2 doctors from Lautoka Hospital test positive for COVID-19
Two doctors who work at the Lautoka hospital are the latest cases of COVID-19 in Fiji which means we have 51 active cases. Another 1,736 COVID-19 tests were conducted
4 days ago

Police officers assist staff and security of New World IGA in enforcing social distancing
Officers from the Totogo Police Station were called in to assist the staff and security officers of New World IGA in Suva in enforcing social distancing outside the super
4 days ago
Pacific anti-corruption journalists call for regional commitment to media freedom
The Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) has called for a regional Pacific commitment to boost media freedom and help increase reporting on activities at r
4 days ago
LTA urges people to stay within containment zones
The Land Transport Authority of Fiji has urged drivers, as well as others, to remain in their specified containment zones as per advice from the Ministry of Health and Me
LTA
4 days ago

Cruel to parade food distribution – NFP
The National Federation Party says it is cruel for the Government to be parading its food distribution efforts on facebook when people in real need, all over the country,
5 days ago
Hundreds gather in Nadi to get COVID-19 vaccine
Hundreds of people turned up at Prince Charles Park in Nadi today to get their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine as the Ministry of Health rolls out the next phase of the
5 days ago
No social distancing outside some supermarkets today
People are not practicing social distancing outside two supermarkets in Valelevu and one in Suva while social distancing is being strictly enforced outside Max Value in F
5 days ago

Water disruption along the Suva to Nausori corridor caused by dislocated pipelines due to landslides
The Water Authority of Fiji says a massive landslide at the inlet to the Wainibuku Reservoir is the reason why thousands of Fijians living along the Suva to Nausori corri
5 days ago
6 people arrested for playing billiard in Naitasiri
6 people have been arrested after they were found playing billiard at Nacokaika Village in Naitasiri while three others were arrested in Cautata Village in Tailevu for dr
5 days ago
Next phase of COVID-19 vaccination campaign begins in Suva, Nadi and Lautoka
The next phase of the COVID-19 Vaccination drive has started in Nadi, Lautoka and Suva this morning. People are being urged to come at Prince Charles Park in Nadi and
5 days ago

Water Authority yet to confirm when water supply will normalise for thousands living along the Suva – Nausori corridor
The Water Authority of Fiji is yet to confirm when water supply will normalise for thousands of Fijians living along the Suva to Nausori corridor who woke up to water dis
5 days ago
Suva-Nausori Lockdown Zone reverts into two separate containment areas
The Health Ministry confirms that the Suva-Nausori Lockdown Zone will revert into two separate containment areas, the Suva Containment Area and the Nausori Containment Ar
5 days ago

02/05/2021
Reason for the food ration in the Suva-Nausori lockdown area was because basic food items would have been inaccessible - Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Dr. James Fong says the reason they did the food ration distribution in the Suva-Nausori lockdown area was because supermarkets were cl
5 days ago
More CCTV cameras will now be installed at the border quarantine facilities - Dr. Fong
More CCTV cameras will now be installed at the border quarantine facilities to keep a watch on the contact taking place between the passengers and those manning the facil
5 days ago
We will distribute food rations all of tonight - Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says he knows they will be distribute food rations all of tonight to people that have called 161 but whether they can
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We will have to look into the non-essential businesses that were open and finalise an action plan – Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says they will have to look into the non-essential businesses that were open and finalise an action plan looking forward.
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Health Ministry to create more isolation facilities in the community
The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says they will continue to create more capacity to get more isolation facilities in the community. He says they st
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Conditions at isolation facilities may not be ideal in the early phase of containment - Dr. Fong
The Health Ministry's Permanent Secretary, Dr James Fong says conditions of isolation facilities may not be ideal in the early phase of containment as the disease is not
5 days ago

2 COVID-19 clusters in Ra are still unlinked to other existing cases
The two COVID-19 clusters in Ra are still unlinked to other existing cases while a call has also been made to those that played in the Malomalo 7s in Sigatoka on April 16
5 days ago
95% of the contacts of the garment factory worker screened and tested, 611 tested negative so far – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says 95 percent of the 877 contacts of the garment factory worker have been contacted, screened, and swabbed, including
5 days ago
Dr Fong says they will let the public know by midnight if the lockdown will extend
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says the ministry’s progress in contact tracing, screening and testing puts them on track for the Suva and Nausori loc
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India becomes first country to report more than 400,000 new COVID cases in a single day
India has become the first country to report more than 400,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day, as its nationwide vaccine drive launches amid a supply crisis. So
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Kiran calls on government to replicate the COVID-19 Food Ration assistance for the struggling people in the West
FRIEND Fiji founder and CEO, Sashi Kiran has called on government to replicate the COVID-19 Food Ration assistance that is currently being done in Suva and Nausori for th
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RFMF and Police deliver food rations in the Suva-Nausori corridor
The Fiji Police Force has delivered 30 food ration packs to the residents of Cunningham today. The RFMF has also been delivering food ration packs to Fijians living in
6 days ago

39 people arrested for breaching curfew orders and COVID-19 restrictions
39 people were arrested for breaching curfew orders and failing to comply with the Health restrictions in the last 24 hours. The Western Division recorded 20 cases whe
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More people coming forth to assist the Adi Maopa Secondary School athletics team
More people, organizations and families have shown their support to the students of Adi Maopa Secondary School who have been stuck in Viti Levu after participating in the
6 days ago
There may be a need to have a massive food ration drive for those in all containment areas – Kiran
FRIEND Fiji founder and CEO, Sashi Kiran says there may be a need to organize a massive food ration drive for those people that are in all containment areas and particula
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Basala Estate give 2 horses to Police to look after the Basala Estate Lockdown
The Fiji Police Force continues to receive assistance from members of the public as Basala Estate owner Jeffery Mason has provided them with two horses. The horses wil
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Heavy rain warning for Viti Levu, Yasawa, Mamanuca, Lau, Lomaiviti and Kadavu
If you are living in Viti Levu, Yasawa, Mamanuca, Lau and the Lomaiviti Groups and in Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, there is a heavy rain warning for you. A heavy
6 days ago
We have most of the travel history of the man who had travelled extensively within the community in Nadi and Lautoka – Dr.Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Dr. James Fong says they have most of the travel history of the man who had tested positive for COVID-19 and had traveled within the co
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9 men arrested after they were allegedly found in possession of drugs
9 men are currently in custody at the Ba Police Station after they were allegedly found in possession of drugs. All suspects were travelling to Ba from Navosa in two f
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COVID-19: Australians could face jail or fines if they return from India
Australian citizens returning home from India could face up to five years in jail and fines after the government made the journey temporarily illegal. The health minis
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