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12 COVID-19 patients have now recovered

12 COVID-19 patients have now recovered

By Rashika Kumar
Saturday 08/05/2021
Ministry of Health's Head of Health Protection, Doctor Aalisha Sahukhan. [image: Fijian Government]

Ministry of Health's Head of Health Protection, Doctor Aalisha Sahukhan has confirmed that 12 COVID-19 patients have now recovered.

She says this leaves 37 active cases remaining in isolation facilities.

Of these 37 cases, 8 are border quarantine cases, 23 are of local transmission and 6 are still under investigation to determine the source of transmission.

Dr. Sahukhan says Fiji has had 136 cases in total with 96 recoveries now, and three deaths since our first case was detected on March 19th, 2020.

A total of 63,609, COVID-19 tests have been conducted with a daily average of 16,153 tests per day over the last seven days while 2,206 tests conducted yesterday.

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