More CCTV cameras will now be installed at the border quarantine facilities - Dr. Fong

More CCTV cameras will now be installed at the border quarantine facilities - Dr. Fong

By Dhanjay Deo
Sunday 02/05/2021
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong.

More CCTV cameras will now be installed at the border quarantine facilities to keep a watch on the contact taking place between the passengers and those manning the facilities.

While confirming this, Health Ministry's Permanent Secretary Dr. James Fong says they will now have more surveillance at the border quarantine area to ensure they can reduce the number of blindspots.

When asked whether any determination was made if the new variant came through the couple from India or their luggage, Dr. Fong says they have gone back and looked at the handling of luggage when freight comes off the plane.

Dr Fong says the virus can be transmitted through luggage and from direct contact through persons.

He adds Fiji Airports Limited has a stringent program of managing and disinfecting luggage and they are confident of that program.



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