PRESS RELEASE

COVID-19 Update – 08-02-2021

Media Release                                                                   

COVID-19 Update

8th February 2021

There have been 0 new cases of COVID-19 since the last update on February 5th.

There is 1 active border quarantine case and 1 historical border quarantine case, which were both announced on February 3rd, admitted to the isolation ward at Lautoka hospital.

Fiji has had 56 cases in total, with 53 recoveries and 2 deaths, since our first case was reported on March 19th 2020. The last 38 cases have been international travel associated cases detected in border quarantine. It has been 296 days since the last case was detected outside border quarantine on April 18th 2020.

A total of 27,115 laboratory tests have been conducted, with a daily average of 141 tests per day over the last 7 days, and a weekly average of 1050 tests over the last 2 weeks.

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 Wednesday February 10th.

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