Fiji reports one more imported COVID-19 case

Source: Xinhua| 2020-09-08 17:18:17|Editor: huaxia

SUVA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Fiji reported on Tuesday one more imported COVID-19 case, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 32 since March 19 when the island nation confirmed its first COVID-19 case.

Fiji's Acting Permanent Secretary for the Health Ministry James Fong said that the patient is a 64-year-old female Fijian citizen who returned to Fiji from a repatriation flight from India on August 27.

The woman has been isolated at a hospital and she is now in stable condition.

This is the third border quarantine case confirmed among the passengers on board this repatriation flight from India.

With this new case, the island nation has six active border quarantine cases, all of whom are being treated in isolation.

So far Fiji has recorded two deaths of COVID-19.

Fiji still maintains a strict travel restriction for foreign visitors and it also keeps a nationwide curfew effective from March 30. Enditem