22 Jul 2021

Covid-19: Fiji records more than 1000 new cases

From Morning Report, 7:39 am on 22 July 2021

Fiji recorded 1050 new Covid-19 cases yesterday.

Nearly 15,000 positive people are in isolation and more than 125 deaths have been reported by health authorities.

The national seven-day average daily test positivity is 26 percent, quadruple the World Health Organisation threshold of 5 percent.

Fiji's Health Ministry has begun administering about 150,000 doses of the Moderna Vaccine to pregnant people.

RNZ Fiji Correspondent Lice Movono spoke to Corin Dann.