303 new cases with 85 in Kadavu
131 active cases in Kadavu

303 new cases with 85 in Kadavu

131 active cases in Kadavu

By Semi Turaga
Sunday 22/08/2021

There are 303 new cases of COVID-19 in Fiji.

185 cases are from the Western Division, 33 cases are from the Central Division and 85 cases from the Eastern Division.

All new cases from the Eastern Division are in Kadavu.

A full breakdown of areas of interest will be published online tonight on the Health Ministry’s COVID-19 dashboard.

There have been 1,468 new recoveries reported since the last update.

This means there are now 19,097 active cases.

10,252 active cases are in the Central Division, 8,713 active cases in the Western Division, 1 active case in the Northern Division (Nabouwalu) and 131 active cases in the Eastern Division (all in Kadavu).

Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says they are currently reviewing and reconciling their active case database with recoveries and as a result, they expect the recovery numbers to increase in the coming weeks.

There have been 43,527 cases during the outbreak that started in April 2021.

Fiji has recorded a total of 43,597 cases in Fiji since the first case was reported in March 2020, with 23,809 recoveries.




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