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Close to 500 people are currently under quarantine due to COVID-19 - Tudravu

Close to 500 people are currently under quarantine due to COVID-19 - Tudravu

By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 01/04/2020
Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Jemesa Tudravu

Close to 500 people are currently under quarantine at the moment due to COVID-19 at their homes or quarantine facilities.

This has been highlighted by the Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Jemesa Tudravu who says that they are also continuing their quarantine enforcement in all divisions.

Dr. Tudravu says their teams are working hard that these people are visited and assessed during the quarantine time.

He adds that they are working with Divisional Commissioners to set-up community isolation facilities as part of their preparedness plans.

Dr. Tudravu says they are grateful to schools, institutions and organizations that have stepped forward to help their teams to ensure that they get these facilities set-up.

Dr. Tudravu also adds that there are 37 fever clinics in the country.

He is urging people with fever and flu like symptoms to visit the fever clinics.

Dr. Tudravu says they are also continuing the contact tracing of all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Fiji.

This also includes contact tracing of the New Zealand man who developed symptoms after returning to NZ from Fiji.

Source: World Health Organization

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