The lockdown of the Namara Tiri area in Vanua Levu has been lifted after days 1, 4 and 12 testing for the primary contacts, and the 181 secondary contacts were all negative for COVID-19.
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says a total of 692 surveillance swabbing was conducted both inside and outside the containment area which also returned negative test results.
The three remaining active cases are stable.
Dr Fong further says the curfew hours for Labasa has been moved back to 11pm to 4am.
He has reminded people about the importance of maintaining COVID-19 safe measures even after the lifting of movement restrictions in the containment zone.
Dr Fong says they take this opportunity to thank the residents of the Namara Tiri area and the public of Labasa for cooperating with all the Northern frontline teams.
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