Samoans self quarantine

8 Samoans under self-quarantine in Fiji cleared of coronavirus

The passengers were returning to Samoa after undergoing medical treatment in India and were refused entry at Faleolo International Airport Sunday.

They had earlier transited through Singapore, which is one of the country’s listed on Samoa’s Coronavirus Border Security Travel Advisory.

Fiji’s Permanent Secretary for Health, Bernadette Welch told the Fiji Sun that the Samoan nationals have had all the necessary health checks and do not pose any threat of the novel coronavirus to Fiji.