Call for passengers to make contact (1430 as of 25/03/2020)

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services acknowledges passengers who have made contact with us in regard to their whereabout and health status.


We still urgently needs to get in touch with the 6 remaining passengers who were on flights with as well in direct contact with an airline attendant who was the first case of COVID-19 in Fiji to call 2219906 or email on fijihealthimt@gmail.com


These flights are:

  • FJ 871 – San Francisco to Nadi (16 March 2020)
  • FJ 411 – Nadi to Auckland (17 March 2020)
  • FJ 410 – Auckland to Nadi (17 March 2020)


This is a follow up from the Prime Minister’s statement on the contact tracing exercise done by the Ministry’s contact team.


We look forward to receiving further updates on the following people:


No Name Last Known Address Division
1. Tiare Marinoa Lautoka Lautoka
2. Motikaoiaki Paimanula Lautoka Lautoka
3. Sarita- was in the Zumba class on 17 March Lautoka Lautoka
4. Taniela Rovini Tomuka Lautoka
5. Vitalina Nadurutalo Waiyavi Lautoka
6. Pietersen Roell Club Fiji Resort, Wailoaloa Beach, Nadi Nadi


The Ministry wishes advice that these passengers are within the 14 days incubation period of being in contact with the index case for Fiji and therefore need to be self-quarantined.  The Ministry further wishes to advise that these passengers are not patients but persons of interest and those who require observation to ensure that there is no spread of potential COVID-19 in the community.


This contact tracing is a vital part of our containment measures and in order to do this, we need your support to contact us immediately.


We are appealing to the members of the public to get in touch with their friends and families who have been on the abovementioned flights to contact us even if they are not showing any symptoms.