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.

Five Squares Father's Day Sale
Five Squares Father's Day Sale

Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
2022 Coca-Cola Games
Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association General Secretary, Vuli Waqa says they are expecting around 2,500 athletes from 135 schools to participate in this year’s Fiji Finals.
5 days ago

Commonwealth Games 2022
98 athletes carry the hopes of the nation to the 2022 Commonwealth Games
12 days ago

2022-2023 National Budget Debate
The 2022/2023 National Budget Debate full coverage.
19 days ago
Calling People’s Alliance “Paap” or “Paapi” is just play of words – AG
Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says calling People’s Alliance “Paap” or “Paapi” is a play of words just like calling someone from...
48 minutes ago
Education Ministry working on capacity building for rolling out vocational training in some schools – AG
Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has confirmed the Ministry of Education is working on some capacity building in terms of technical and ...
59 minutes ago

Another 20-year-old charged for alleged involvement in Raiwai attack
A 20-year-old man will be produced in the Suva Magistrates Court this afternoon charged for his alleged involvement in the Raiwai brawl on ...
2 hours ago

Man charged for allegedly killing 19-year-old man in Ra
A man in his 50s who allegedly murdered a 19-year-old man in Vatukacevaceva in Ra will appear in the Rakiraki Magistrates Court today. He has been ...
5 hours ago

People’s Alliance issues public apology
The People’s Alliance has today apologised to members of the public who have been offended or insulted by an opinion piece that was shared on the ...
6 hours ago

Social Welfare payments are now available through M-PAiSA
Social Welfare payments are now available through M-PaiSA after the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation entered into a partnership ...
6 hours ago