FULL STORY: 88.5% of the adult target population fully vaccinated

FULL STORY: 88.5% of the adult target population fully vaccinated

By Rashika Kumar
Tuesday 09/11/2021
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88.5% of the adult target population and 20,932 children between the ages of 15 to 17 are now fully vaccinated.

96.8% of the adult target population and 32,714 children between the ages of 15 to 17 have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

This means 598,292 adults have received at least one dose while 547,235 adults have received both the doses of the vaccine.


Unvaccinated 80-year-old Kadavu man dies from COVID-19

51 new cases of COVID-19
By Rashika Kumar
Tuesday 09/11/2021
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An 80-year-old man from Kadavu passed away due to COVID-19 on 31st of October.

Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says the man presented to the Vunisea Hospital with cough and respiratory distress and sadly, he died 4 days after admission on 31st October.

He was not vaccinated.

Dr. Fong says they are reporting the death from October today due to the delay in issuance of the death certificate.

There have been 675 deaths due to COVID-19 in Fiji, with 673 of these deaths during the outbreak that started in April this year.

There are 51 new cases of COVID-19, of which 20 new cases were recorded on Saturday, 9 new cases on Sunday and 22 new cases in the last 24 hours ending at 8am yesterday.

There have been 52,227 cases recorded since April this year, with 71% of the cases from the Central Division, 28% of the cases from the Western Division and 1% of the cases from the Eastern and Northern Division.

Click here for the full COVID-19 update


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