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Suva: Fiji reports 228 new Covid-19 cases in 3 days

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Suva: Fiji has reported 228 new cases of Covid-19 over the past three days.

Fiji’s Health Ministry confirmed that of the 228 new Covid-19 cases recorded since Tuesday, 74 cases were reported in the central part of Fiji, 122 cases in the western part and 32 cases in the northern part, according to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) on Friday.

Fiji’s Permanent Secretary for Health, James Fong said that they need to escalate community-wide adoption of Covid-19 safety measures together with immunisation, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Ministry expressed the hope that 80 per cent of the eligible people aged 18 years and above can get their booster shots.

As of Thursday, a total of 150,479 or 48 per cent of booster-eligible people in Fiji have so far received their third vaccine dose while 14,843 people have been administered the fourth dose.

Fiji has recently brought back many Covid-19 safety measures in hospitals, health centres and other workplaces due to rising Covid-19 cases.

Schools around Fiji have also been asked to reinforce Covid-19 safety measures as students returned to school for another term on Monday.

Fiji, with a population of around 900,000, has recorded more than 66,000 Covid-19 cases with 870 deaths since March 2020 when it recorded its first confirmed case.

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