Full Story: 89.6% of the adult target population fully vaccinated

Full Story: 89.6% of the adult target population fully vaccinated

By Rashika Kumar
Tuesday 16/11/2021

89.6% of the adult target population and 23,858 children between the ages of 15 to 17 are now fully vaccinated.

97% of the adult target population and 33,467 children have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

This means 553,943 adults are fully vaccinated and 599,423 have received one dose of the vaccine.


14 additional COVID-19 deaths reported between 6th August & 19th September

32 new cases reported
By Rashika Kumar
Tuesday 16/11/2021

The Ministry of Health is reporting an additional 14 COVID-19 deaths between 6th August and 19th September, 2021.

Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says all deaths were reported from the Western Division and none of these people were vaccinated.

He says an analysis of the 14 deaths has highlighted that individuals were aged between 46 to 84 years.

57% were men.

Dr. Fong says 42% of the individuals died at home or on their way to the hospital.

There have been 694 deaths due to COVID-19 in Fiji, with 692 of these deaths during the outbreak that started in April this year.

Since the last update on Friday, Fiji has recorded a total of 32 new cases of which 7 new cases were recorded on Saturday, 5 new cases were recorded on Sunday and 20 new cases in the last 24 hours that ended at 8am yesterday morning.



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