13 May 2021

Parts of Fiji put into lockdown

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 13 May 2021

Fiji's Government has put parts of the country into lockdown after nine new cases Covid-19 case were reported.

It will come into force in Suva and Nausori from eleven o'clock tomorrow night and run through to four o'clock Tuesday morning.

The Government had pledged to give the public plenty of warning before deciding to impose any lockdown.

In announcing the lockdown yesterday evening, the Health Secretary Doctor James Fong says people have plenty of time to stock up on supplies.

Fiji correspondent Lice Movono spoke to Susie Ferguson.