PRESS RELEASE

COVID-19 Update – 24-03-2021

Media Release                                                                   

COVID-19 Update

March 24th, 2021

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

1 active case remains admitted at the Lautoka hospital isolation unit. It has been 7 days since the last border quarantine case was reported, and 340 days since the last case was detected outside border quarantine on April 18th, 2020.

Fiji has had 67 cases in total, with 64 recoveries and 2 deaths, since our first case was reported on March 19th, 2020. The last 49 cases have been international travel-associated cases detected in border quarantine.

A total of 35,986 COVID-19 laboratory tests have been conducted, with a daily average of 234 tests per day over the last 7 days, and a weekly average of 1609 tests per week over the last 2 weeks.

There are currently 791 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 Friday, March 26th.

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