26 new COVID-19 cases on Waya Island while Beqa Island records 10 new cases

26 new COVID-19 cases on Waya Island while Beqa Island records 10 new cases

By Rashika Kumar
Wednesday 15/09/2021
Waya Island in Yasawa and Beqa Island - [Photo: Supplied]

26 new COVID-19 cases have been reported on Waya Island in Yasawa while Beqa Island has recorded 10 new cases in the last 24 hours.

There are now 58 cases in total on Beqa.

Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says positive cases on Waya Island are spread over the six villages on the island.

25 cases remain active and under home isolation in their villages with a daily assessment conducted by the Yalobi nursing station health team.

Meanwhile, one new case has been recorded on Kadavu Island in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 474.

12 patients are currently admitted at Vunisea hospital, 5 are COVID positive and currently in stable condition while 7 are negative for COVID-19.

23 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed on Nacula Island where the cases are split between the two villages of Nacula and Naisisili.

The positive cases are under isolation in their respective villages and monitored daily by the health team from Nacula Health Center.

No new cases have been reported for Malolo and Naviti Island in the last 24 hours.

Of the total 56 cases diagnosed to date on Malolo, 30 people have recovered and 26 active cases remain.

There are 142 active cases on Naviti Island. The island has had a total of 146 cases so far.

All islands remain under strict movement restrictions.

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