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Covid-19 positive man in Cook Islands charged with making false declaration

The man who returned a positive test for Covid-19 last week in Cook Islands will appear in court this Thursday. The man, who is a...

39 new COVID-19 cases in Fiji, health professionals losing their morale: Dr Fong

Five police officers are among 39 new cases of Covid-19 in Fiji Thursday. The government announced late last night that 32 of the latest cases...

Parliament closed, quarantine facilities overrun as Delta COVID-19 strain rips through Fiji

Fiji's parliament has been forced to close as Covid-19 cases surge in the South Pacific country, overwhelming quarantine facilities and prompting calls for a...
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Historical Covid test leads to further scrutiny of travellers in Cook Islands

Health officials will now question the honesty of health declaration forms from overseas travellers because of the positive historical Covid-19 case, says Prime Minister...

UN health agency urges nations to donate 250 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Some two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been distributed globally but only 0.5 per cent have reached low-income countries where frontline health workers...

Cook Islands detects first positive Covid-19 case

A Cook Islands man who has been on holiday in Rarotonga since 21 May, 2021 has tested positive for Covid-19, after requesting to be...

Fiji reports alarming 83 new positive cases; new cluster in Naitasiri Province

Fiji has recorded an alarmingly high 83 new cases on Sunday, its highest daily figure yet. Ministry of Health and Medical Services permanent secretary Dr...

Fiji Parliament passes laws against COVID-19 breaches, 28 new cases reported

Fijians who continue to flout certain advisories and are not adhering to the COVID-19 measures will now be issued on the spot fines. The Public...

Fiji Health act amendment bill to curb COVID-19 breach tabled in Parliament

Fiji's Public Health Amendment Bill 2021 has been tabled in Parliament today. Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, said the amendment to the Public Health Act is...

Fiji PM: No need for a state of emergency

There is no need for a state of emergency to be declared, Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama told Parliament Wednesday. He was responding to SODELPA...

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