PRESS RELEASE

COVID-19 Update – 05-03-2021

Media Release                                                                   

COVID-19 Update

March 5th 2021

There are 0 new cases of COVID-19 to report in this update.

It has been 3 days since the last border quarantine case was reported. There has been 1 recovery, leaving 6 active border quarantine cases currently admitted at the Lautoka hospital isolation unit.

It has been 321 days since the last case was detected outside border quarantine on April 18th 2020.

Fiji has had 63 cases in total, with 55 recoveries and 2 deaths, since our first case was reported on March 19th 2020. The last 45 cases have been international travel associated cases detected in border quarantine.

A total of 31,695 COVID-19 laboratory tests have been conducted, with a daily average of 225 tests per day over the last 7 days, and a weekly average of 1162 tests per week over the last 2 weeks.

There are currently 660 people who have recently arrived from overseas undergoing mandatory 14 day quarantine in government supervised border quarantine facilities.

For more information on COVID-19 in Fiji please visit the Ministry of Health and Medical Services web page http://www.health.gov.fj/covid-19-updates/

The next scheduled update will be on Monday March 8th.

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