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Fiji shifts focus from Covid-19 to NCDs

Friday 28 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

At least 70 percent of the Fijian population who had Covid-19 when they died were also suffering from a chronic disease, health authorities said.

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Covid-19: Three more children among 12 deaths in Fiji

Thursday 27 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Three more children have died from Covid-19 in Fiji. This takes the death toll since the pandemic hit the country in 2020 to 791. Fiji's Government also confirmed on Wednesday the 10 day-old infant, 8 year-old girl and 13 year-old boy are among 12 Covid-19 patients who died.

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Covid-19: Schools reopen amid third wave in Fiji

Tuesday 25 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Schools in Fiji - closed since April last year - have reopened this week despite a worsening third wave of the coronavirus in the country.

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Fiji rebuilds after tsunami damage

Thursday 20 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Rebuilding has started on islands in Fiji affected by last week's volcanic eruptions in neighbouring Tonga and the tsunami that followed.

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Fiji man living in NZ convicted of murdering family in Fiji

Wednesday 19 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

A Fiji-born New Zealand resident has been found guilty of multiple murders in Fiji.

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In brief: News from around the Pacific

Thursday 13 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Health authorities in Fiji are concerned about the staff shortage and the lack of shelter at medical clinics in the capital Suva.

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Covid-19 Fiji: 7 more deaths, 417 new cases in the community

Thursday 13 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has reported seven more deaths and 417 new cases of Covid-19 in the community.

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Ex-England rugby forward eyes switch to Fiji

Wednesday 12 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Former England rugby international and Number 8 Nathan Hughes has announced his availability to play for his country of birth, Fiji.

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Cyclone Cody forces Fiji climate refugees to take shelter at school

Wednesday 12 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Two hundred climate change refugees in Fiji's north, who were relocated in the wake of Cyclone Ana last year, were forced to take shelter at a school last weekend.

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Post-cyclone: Fiji public urged to clean up amid 'LTDD' warning

Tuesday 11 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's government has warned of a rise in diseases with the potential to prove deadlier than Tropical Cyclone Cody which hit the country on Monday.

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Fiji murder trial: Accused tried to bring dead family to NZ

Monday 10 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

The High Court in Fiji was told a former New Zealand resident charged with multiple murders had planned to bring his victims to Aotearoa.

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Fiji refutes tourist's claims of mistreatment by locals

Thursday 6 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

The Australian Government is assisting its citizens stranded in Fiji who also claimed they were mistreated by the locals after testing positive to Covid-19 when they arrived in the Pacific Island nation on Boxing Day.

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Covid-19 Fiji: 2 deaths, 580 new cases in third wave

Wednesday 5 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has reported two deaths and 580 new cases of Covid-19 as health officials confirmed a third wave of both the Omicron and Delta variants in the community.

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Covid-19: One death, 309 new cases amid third wave in Fiji

Thursday 30 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has reported one death and 309 new cases of Covid-19 in the community - 194 of them confirmed in the 24 hours to 8am on Wednesday.

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Fiji ramps up Covid-19 protocols

Wednesday 29 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Health authorities in Fiji have stepped up travel protocols as cases of Covid-19 dramatically increase in the country which reopened to international visitors on 1 December.

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Lone survivor of murders found amid crawling ants - Fiji court hears

Tuesday 21 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Warning: this article contains content that may be distressing.

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Dead bodies, missing people in Fiji a concern - rights activist

Tuesday 21 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

The frequent discovery of dead bodies and the increase in the number of missing people in Fiji is a concern, says a human rights advocate.

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Covid-19: Fijians urged to take Omicron variant seriously

Monday 20 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's Health Ministry is concerned that people are not taking the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus seriously.

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Fiji can become billion dollar industry again, says tourism chief

Tuesday 14 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Tourism Fiji says if the booking numbers continue to come through, then the Pacific island nation is well on its way to becoming a billion-dollar industry again.

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US, Aust confident amid Omicron variant in Fiji

Wednesday 8 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Australia and the United States will continue to allow their citizens - thousands of them - to travel to Fiji amid the Pacific island nation recording its first cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus this week.

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