10 Jul 2021

Fiji govt could face lawsuits over Covid-19 vaccine ultimatum

From , 6:02 am on 10 July 2021

Legal experts in Fiji warn the government has opened itself to a barrage of lawsuits following its decision to force the country's civil service to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.

This comes amid daily record infections and deaths due to the virus - over seven thousand positive people are in isolation and 48 deaths reported, 46 of them from the latest outbreak that started in April.

Christine Rovoi has more.

Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama.

Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama. Photo: Facebook/Fiji govt