FULL STORY: 82.3% of Fiji’s adult target population fully vaccinated

FULL STORY: 82.3% of Fiji’s adult target population fully vaccinated

By Rashika Kumar
Thursday 14/10/2021
[image: Ministry for Health.]

82.3% of Fiji’s adult target population is now fully vaccinated while 96.2% have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

This means 595,232 of the target population have received at least one dose of the vaccine while 508,706 people have received two doses.

As of yesterday, 26,932 children between the ages of 15-17 have received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine.


Additional 10 COVID-19 deaths from 7th July to 12th October

By Semi Turaga
Thursday 14/10/2021
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong [image: Fijian Govt.]

The Health Ministry confirms that they have an additional ten COVID-19 deaths to report for the period of 7th July 2021 to 12th October 2021.

All deaths were reported from the Central Division.

Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says an analysis of the 10 deaths has highlighted that individuals were aged between 48 to 84 years.

He says nine of the individuals were admitted to the CWM Hospital and died as inpatients while one died at home.

Doctor Fong adds that eight of those that died during this period were unvaccinated and the remaining two received only one dose of the vaccine.

Nine of these deaths were reported from July today due to a delay in the issuance of the death certificates.

There have been 663 deaths due to COVID-19 in Fiji.

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50 new COVID-19 cases

By Semi Turaga
Thursday 14/10/2021
[image: Ministrr for Health COVID-19 Dashboard.]

Fiji has 50 new cases of COVID-19.

The Health Ministry confirms that there are 2,283 active cases of COVID-19.

According to the Ministry, 51,648 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Fiji since March last year.

In the past seven days, 163 cases were recorded in the Central Division, 211 new cases in the Western Division and 17 new cases in the Eastern Division.

52 COVID-19 patients are currently admitted in the hospital.

The Health Ministry says 5 patients are in a severe condition while a patient is in critical condition.

23 patients are admitted in the Central Division and 29 patients in the Western Division.

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