COVID-19: CDC conducts 23 tests

Fiji's Chief Medical Officer Dr Jemesa Tudravu (right) and the Ministry of Health Head of Health Protection Dr Aalisha Sahukhan addressing the media during a press conference regarding Coronavirus contact tracing in the country. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA/FT FILE

The Fiji Centre for Disease Control (CDC) conducted 23 tests for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Fiji’s chief medical advisor, Dr Jemesa Tudravu said out of these tests, only two tested positive which were Fiji’s 13th and 14th cases of COVID-19.

The 13th case is the wife of the 57-year-old man from Labasa – case number 9 – who recently returned from a large religious gathering in New Delhi, India, while the 14th case is the mother of the 14-month-old nephew of Fiji’s first COVID-19 case from Lautoka.

More Stories