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Baby dies of Covid-19 in Fiji as govt eases curfew restrictions

Tuesday 23 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

A three-month-old baby has died of Covid-19 in Fiji. The infant's death brings the country's death toll from the virus to 695.

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Covid-19 Fiji: 15 new cases, infections continue downward trend - govt

Thursday 18 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji

Fiji has reported 15 new cases of Covid-19, taking the number of active cases to 524 since the latest outbreak began in April this year.

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Covid-19: Fiji eases restrictions further

Wednesday 17 November 2021 | Written by Sian Solomon | Published in Fiji, Pacific Islands

Health authorities in Fiji say once the country achieves 90 percent vaccination rate, Covid-19 restrictions will be eased further.

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Fijian families set for relocation as cyclone season arrives

Wednesday 17 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Ten Fijian families living in a flood-prone area of the capital Suva are preparing to relocate from their homes, the government said.

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Fiji reopens international borders

Wednesday 10 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has reopened its international borders after covid closed them almost two years ago.

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Safe to vaccinate children, Fijian parents told

Friday 5 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Parents in Fiji have been assured it's safe for their children to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

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Ratu Wiliame Katonivere set to be Fiji's next president

Thursday 21 October 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama will move Ratu Wiliame Katonivere's name on Friday in Parliament to be the next President.

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Fijian Drua announce six more signings

Tuesday 5 October 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Rugby Union, Sports

A third Olympic seven gold medallist has been added to the Fijian Drua team that will compete in Super Rugby Pacific next year.

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Covid-19: Fiji Govt urged to let people into church

Saturday 2 October 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Some church leaders in Fiji want the Government to allow non-vaccinated people to enter their houses of worship.

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Survey 'honest snapshot' of Fiji's poverty position, says sacked statistician

Friday 1 October 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

The man sacked for publishing Fiji's household and income survey says the report is an 'honest snapshot' of the country's poverty situation.

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Church ministers in Fiji quit over refusal to vaccinate

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

A group of church ministers in Fiji have resigned because they do not want to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

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Covid-19 in Fiji: 179 new cases, five deaths confirmed

Friday 10 September 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has reported 179 new cases of Covid-19 and five deaths for the 24 hours to 8am on Thursday. That compared with 240 cases and three deaths, including a baby, announced on Wednesday.

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Baby among Covid-19 dead in Fiji: 240 new cases confirmed

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

A four-month-old infant has died from Covid-19 in Fiji, health authorities announced last night.

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Survey finds 50 percent of Fijians will not vaccinate against Covid-19

Saturday 4 September 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fifty percent of Fijians surveyed in a study say the fear of side-effects is the reason they will not vaccinate against Covid-19, a study has shown.

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Fiji Law Society condemns arrests

Tuesday 31 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

The Fiji Law Society says people cannot be arrested and detained just because of their dissenting opinions.

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Covid-19 in Fiji: Children among the dead, 205 new cases confirmed

Friday 27 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Two children are among 11 people who have died from Covid-19 in Fiji as the Government also confirmed 205 new cases for the 24 hours to 8am on Friday.

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Covid-19 Fiji: Chiefs seek PM's intervention to stop ships

Monday 23 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Thirteen chiefs from Fiji's Lau Province are pleading with the government to stop the movement of commercial boats to the outer islands to protect their people from Covid-19.

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10 people a day dying of Covid-19 in Fiji, says govt

Saturday 21 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Ten people are dying from Covid-19 daily in Fiji with the west now surpassing the central division where the outbreak is centred.

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More Covid cases on remote Fiji island

Friday 20 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Forty-six more people have tested positive to Covid-19 on Fiji's remote island of Kadavu amid 485 new infections and 11 deaths.

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Fiji govt says it won't fund university while professor is VP

Thursday 19 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

The Fiji Government has announced it will not make grants to the University of the South Pacific (USP) as long as Pal Ahluwalia is the Vice-Chancellor.

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