COVID-19 Fiji: 64 cases recorded in the last 48-hours
20 October, 2021, 10:14 pm
Fiji has reported 64 new COVID-19 cases of which 39 new cases were recorded yesterday and 25 new cases in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am this morning.
Ministry of Health and Medical Services permanent secretary Dr James said in the past seven days, 181 cases were recorded in the central division, 82 new cases in the western division, 16 new cases in the eastern division and 6 new cases in the northern division.
“The central division cases constitute 71 per cent of the cumulative total cases nationally, with the western division making up 27 per cent and 2 per cent in the northern and eastern divisions.
Dr Fong said there have been 663 deaths due to COVID-19 in Fiji, with 661 of these deaths during the outbreak that started in April this year.
“We have recorded 547 COVID-19 positive patients who died from serious medical conditions they had before they contracted COVID-19; these are not classified as COVID-19 deaths,” he said.