Home isolation

COVID patients in Fiji isolate at home

The Ministry of Health announced the move in June amid a daily-record of cases, taking the total number of infections since April to over 19,000.

Health experts in and around Fiji have warned against the government's plan to isolate COVID patients at home amid the escalating cases in the country.

There are 19,151 active cases in isolation with 8352 of them in the Central Division, 10,562 in the West, five in the North (Nabouwalu and Macuata), and 232 cases are in the Eastern Division (Kadavu).

Samoa’s Covid-19 border case now in home isolation

At a press conference this week, Director of Health, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri said the teenager’s release was granted at the request of his mother who has undertaken to enforce all the health mandates and strict isolation requirements.

“His mother, the village mayor and his family’s neighbors’ had agreed to all the conditions for his home quarantine arrangement,” said Leausa in a report by Savali News.