COVID-19 pandemic in Fiji

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COVID-19 pandemic in Fiji
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DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationFiji
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseLautoka, Western Division
Arrival date19 March 2020 (2020-03-19)
(6 months, 3 weeks and 5 days ago)
Confirmed cases19
Recovered18
Deaths
0
Government website
Health.gov.fj

The COVID-19 pandemic in Fiji is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

The first case of the disease in Fiji was reported on 19 March 2020. As of 6 July 2020, the country has had a total of 19 cases from the islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu as of which 18 have recovered.

On 6 July, Fiji confirmed its nineteenth COVID-19 case. A 66-year-old Fijian citizen who had returned from India. He was transferred at Nadi hospital to be quarantined.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fiji confirms new COVID-19 case". FBC. 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-02.