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COVID-19 Update

Monday, June 14th 2021

Daily Update

As announced by the Permanent Secretary, there are 89 new cases to report today. 82 of the new cases are linked to the following existing clusters:

IMT: 9

Nasinu Police Barracks: 17

Waila: 6

Naitasiri: 1

Lami: 1

CWMH: 4

Caubati: 5

Nawajikuma,Nadi: 6

Navy: 19

Navosai: 2

Grantham Road: 3

Kinoya: 7

Reservoir Road: 2

 

Cases from the following areas are under investigation to determine whether they have links to other cases: Nausori (2), Sakoca (1), Samabula (1).  3 more cases are primary contacts of an earlier case, and the relevant contact tracing teams are investigating to determine the cluster link.

A duplicate entry has been identified for recently reported cases from Nadi. Therefore, the duplicate record has been removed from the active and total case count.

1 patient admitted at the intensive care unit at CWM Hospital with a severe illness has died. She tested positive for COVID-19 during her admission, but the doctors that treated her have ruled it out as her cause of death. Her cause of death is related to the severe illness for which was admitted and receiving treatment at the hospital. The Ministry expresses our sincere condolences to her family.

23 patients have recovered, which means there are now 860 active cases in isolation. There have been 1136 cases during this outbreak that started in April 2021.

We have recorded a total of 1206 cases in Fiji since the first case was reported in March 2020. There have been 335 recoveries and 4 deaths due to COVID-19. A total of 7 COVID-19 positive patients have died from pre-existing non-COVID-19 related illnesses.

Testing update

A total of 110,511 samples have been tested since this outbreak started in April 2021, with 153,372 tested since testing began in early 2020.

2813 tests have been reported for June 13th. This number is expected to increase as more test number data is received from all laboratories. The national 7-day daily test average is 3339 tests per day or 3.8 per 1000 population. The national 7-day average daily test positivity is 2.1%.

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