COVID-19: Tasere breathes a sigh of relief

Sevuloni Tasere, right, of Vunaniu in Serua relates his story of having to leave studies in China. Picture: JONA KONATACI

SEVULONI Tasere breathed a sigh of relief when health authorities cleared him after screening for the coronavirus (Covid-19) at Nadi International Airport recently.

The 26-year-old Vunaniu, Serua, native said the minute he felt the hot Nadi sun on his skin, he knew he was home and far away from virus’s epicentre in Wuhan. China.

Mr Tasere has been studying in China for the past three years.

He and 11 other Fijian students were studying at Huaqiao University in Xiamen City within the Fujian Province when the virus outbreak was declared.

After going on semester break in December last year, Mr Tasere travelled through Xiamen seeking holiday jobs.

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