6-month-old infant is Fiji’s latest victim to die of Covid-19

A six-month-old infant is among eight people who died from COVID-19 between 27th January and 1st February in Fiji.

The baby was admitted at the CWM Hospital in Suva and her medical records reflected that she had a congenital medical condition that contributed to the severity of her illness and death on Monday.

All eight deceased were from the Central Division.

809 people have died due to COVID-19 in Fiji so far.

The Ministry of Health also recorded 95 new cases of which 83 are from n Tuesday and 12 new cases in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am yesterday.

88 cases were recorded in the Central Division; four in the Western Division and three cases were recorded in the Northern Division.