There are now 27 confirmed cases of measles since the last update on the December 26th, 2019.
The latest confirmed cases are a 12 year old from Sakoca in Tacirua who is linked to a previous case in the same area.
And a 39 year old from Nasole in Nasinu who was admitted at CWM Hospital and later discharged.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed that the 3-month-old baby reported in previous updates is still admitted at the CWM Hospital. All other confirmed cases have recovered or are recovering well under home isolation.
Measles is a highly contagious disease; therefore, non-essential travel to Sakoca in Tacirua, Naikorokoro Village in Lami, Saumakia Village in Naitasiri, Nasilai Village in Nakelo Rewa, and Serua/Namosi, and is strongly discouraged.