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COVID-19: 1 new case confirmed by PM taking the total to 17, Suva lockdown to be lifted at 5am tomorrow

COVID-19: 1 new case confirmed by PM taking the total to 17, Suva lockdown to be lifted at 5am tomorrow

By fijivillage
Thursday 16/04/2020
  • A new case has been confirmed by the PM
  • The total cases now goes up to 17
  • State of natural disaster declared in response to COVID-19
  • First 16 patients in stable condition
  • One new case of COVID 19
  • 21-year-old man in Vanua Levu
  • Traveling companion of Soasoa man
  • Man was in self-quarantine for full two weeks
  • Immediately taken into isolation after testing positive
  • Contacts of the man in isolation also
  • Quarantine period now extended to 28 days
  • Vunicagi settlement in Vanua Levu to be under lockdown for 28 days
  • Lockdown for Soasoa will be extended for next 14 days
  • 180,000 people in Suva area have been screened
  • 280,000 in total have been screened in Fiji
  • Suva lockdown to be lifted by 5am tomorrow
  • Nabua settlement is still a high-risk region and will be under lockdown
  • Nationwide curfew remains in place
  • Public gatherings are not permitted
  • One flight will arrive from Auckland tomorrow
  • Schools will not open until the 15th of June
  • Opening dates of schools will be subject to change

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