COVID-19: Wainitarawau Settlement in Cunningham a contained area

Permanent secretary Ministry of Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong during a press conference. Picture: RAMA

A 40-year-old woman has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

Ministry of Health and Medical Services permanent secretary Dr James Fong confirmed this at a press conference this afternoon.

The woman from Wainitarawau Settlement in Cunningham had attended the funeral at Tavakubu in Lautoka, he said.

Dr Fong said the woman’s family members have been taken to the Navua hospital isolation unit.

He said the woman’s family members have so far tested negative.

Meanwhile, Wainitarawau Settlement is now a contained area and no one is allowed out.

Residents are being allowed back in but are not allowed to leave for the next 14 days.

 

 

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