PRESS RELEASE

COVID-19 Update – 15-03-2021

 Media Release                                                                   

COVID-19 Update

March 15th, 2021

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

It has been 8 days since the last border quarantine case was reported. There have been 0 new recoveries, leaving 4 active border quarantine cases currently admitted at the Lautoka hospital isolation unit.

It has been 331 days since the last case was detected outside border quarantine on April 18th, 2020.

Fiji has had 66 cases in total, with 60 recoveries and 2 deaths, since our first case was reported on March 19th, 2020. The last 48 cases have been international travel-associated cases detected in border quarantine.

A total of 33,838 COVID-19 laboratory tests have been conducted, with a daily average of 239 tests per day over the last 7 days, and a weekly average of 1615 tests per week over the last 2 weeks.

There are currently 884 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 Wednesday, March 17th.

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