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COVID-19 Update – 08-05-2021

Last Updated on 5 months by Publishing Team

Media Release

COVID-19 Update

Saturday May 8th 2021

As announced by the Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services today, we have 0 new cases to report.

12 patients have recovered, leaving 37 active cases remaining in isolation facilities. 8 are border quarantine cases, 23 local transmission, and 6 are under investigation to determine the source of transmission.

Total active cases in isolation = 37 (8 border quarantine cases, 23 locally transmitted cases, 6 under investigation)

Fiji has had 136 cases in total, with 96 recoveries and 3 deaths, since our first case was reported on March 19th 2020.

A total of 63,609 COVID-19 laboratory tests have been conducted, with a daily average of 1653 tests per day over the last 7 days, and 2206 tests conducted yesterday. Our weekly average is 5995 tests per week over the last 2 weeks, with a record 6821 tests done last week. Our overall test positivity is 0.2% and our 7 day average daily test positivity is 0.2%.

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