04 July 2020 – COVID-19 case caught at the border

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health, Immigration
Intervention Categories: Significant events; First cases or deaths
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The announcement was made by Dr. James Fong (The Acting Permanent Secretary for Health)

Overview: This is an announcement of the re-emergence of COVID 19 in Fiji (1st COVID 19 case). The intended audience are mainly the general population/public and it was intended so that people can be cautious not to get the disease. The case was a 66 year old man tested postive for COVID 19 after returning from India on Saturday.
Full details here: https://www.fijivillage.com/news/The-Acting-Permanent-Secretary-for-Health-Doctor-James-Fong-has-confirmed-that-Fiji-has-recorded-a-new-case-of-COVID-19-r845fx/

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Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: No justification