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128 new cases of COVID-19 reported
51.1% of adults are now fully vaccinated nationwide

128 new cases of COVID-19 reported

51.1% of adults are now fully vaccinated nationwide

By Dhanjay Deo
Tuesday 07/09/2021

128 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for the 24 hour period that ended at 8am yesterday.

78 cases are from the Western Division, 45 cases are from the Central Division and 5 cases are from the Eastern Division.

The Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr. James Fong says there are 5 new COVID-19 positive cases in Kadavu and 1 new COVID-19 positive case in Naviti, Yasawa Islands. All these individuals have been isolated.

There are now 14,404 active cases.

Dr. Fong says there are currently 195 COVID-19 patients admitted in hospitals around the country.

82 patients are admitted to the Lautoka Hospital, 14 patients are admitted at the FEMAT Field Hospital, and 99 are admitted at CWM Hospital, St Giles, and Makoi.

24 patients are in severe condition, and 6 are in critical condition.

Dr. Fong adds as of the 4th September, 566,210 adults in Fiji have received their first dose of the vaccine and 299,943 have received their second doses.

This means that 96.5% of the target population have received at least one dose and 51.1% are now fully vaccinated nationwide.

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