The Accident Compensation Commission has paid 10.4 million dollars in compensation since 2018.
The Accident Compensation Commission of Fiji received around 16 thousand application in the past two years.
CEO Parvez Akbar says majority of the compensation is for motor vehicle accidents, however the number dropped this year due to the COVID-19 restrictions. most of these applications are from motor vehicle accidents.
Akbar adds payouts of compensation will not be affected amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The payout for death from motor vehicle, employment or school accidents is 75 thousand dollars.