COVID-19: India repatriation flight passengers not among the public

Ministry of Health acting permanent secretary Dr James Fong with Dr Aalisha Sahu- Khan after a press conference in Suva. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

All passengers that returned from India on a repatriation flight last week are not among the public.

Health acting permanent secretary Dr James Fong made this very clear in a press conference saying “Not a single passenger on board that flight from India is among the public.”

“Every passenger was safely transported to the quarantine facility the moment they arrived where they have been under strict RFMF supervised supported supervision,” Dr Fong said.

He said every passenger has only engaged with medical staff who are wearing proper protective equipment.

Dr Fong also stated that the flight crew that flew in on that repatriation flight are no longer in the country.

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