What’s happening today!

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Bula vinaka everyone.

Here is another edition of some basic information you may need to know for today.

First, here is your weather forecast for today:

Weather

  • Cloudy periods with some showers over eastern, central and northern divisions.
  • Elsewhere, fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers.
  • Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds.
  • Moderate to rough seas.
  • Outlook for Sunday: Partly cloudy with brief showers over the eastern parts and interior of the larger islands (Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and Kadavu].
  •  Mainly fine elsewhere.

COVID-19 daily press briefing

  • The Permanent Secretary of Health and Medical Services will issue an updated statement every night – this can be accessed via the Fijian Government FB page.

COVID-19 vaccination

  • Stay alert and monitor radio announcements and check the Government’s Facebook page to get the updated schedule of the mobile vaccination teams in your communities.

Online events

  •  U.S. Embassy Youth Council: Young People Talanoa by US Embassy Suva at 6pm
  • Live Vanilla Chat for September by Vaoala Vanilla at 3pm
  • Women of Wesley Online Prayer Breakfast by Wesley City Mission Church at 6.30pm
  • Team Building Exercise Mt Korobaba by Tiger Self Defense at 6am
  • Living the Gospel at Home with Fusi Puleiku: “To Have the Heavens Opened” by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Pacific Area at 7pm

EFL Planned Power Shutdown

  • Part of Namada Area, Ba – 7.00am to 6.00pm
  • Part of Vatukoula Area, Tavua – 7.00am to 1.00pm
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive, Nasese – 9.00am to 4.00pm

Entertainment

Check out what’s trending on Netflix.

Series

  • Bangkok Breaking
  • The Blacklist
  • The Ghost Bride
  • The New Legends of Monkey
  • Black

Movies

  • The Stronghold
  • Confessions of an Invisible Girl
  • Nightbooks
  • Thimmarusu
  • Rurouni Kenshin: The Final

COVID-19

Health Ministry advice:

  • People with severe COVID-19 are still dying at home, or are coming to a medical facility in the late stages of severe illness.
  • Severe COVID-19 is a medical emergency, and a delay in receiving appropriate medical treatment reduces your chance of recovering from the disease. You are at higher risk of developing severe COVID-19 if you are over the age of 50 or have a non-communicable disease or chronic disease like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, kidney disease, or if you are obese or pregnant.
  • If you are at high risk of severe disease and have any symptoms of COVID-19 such as a cough, runny nose, fever, sore throat, body ache, headache, loss of taste/smell – please come to your nearest screening clinic to be checked and tested by our medical teams.
  • The severe symptoms of COVID-19, include the following: – Difficulty breathing; – Persistent pain or pressure in the chest; – Severe headache for a few days; – New confusion, inability to wake or stay awake; – Pale, gray, or blue-coloured skin, lips or nail beds.

Source: MoHMS

 

 

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