The four people that were monitored for coronavirus now known as COVID-19 have tested negative.
The Ministry of Health and Medical Services last night received test results for the persons who were under investigation for COVID-19 from the Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory (a WHO Collaborating Centre) in Melbourne Australia. The results were all negative for COVID-19.
All four are were in strict isolation and in a stable condition
• A 15-month old girl developed respiratory symptoms in Suva today after arriving in Fiji from the United States of America yesterday.
• A 37-year-old Fijian woman returning from a trip to Italy was flagged with respiratory symptoms during a health screening at Nadi airport today.
• A three-year-old Fijian boy and his mother, a 26-year-old Fijian woman, developed respiratory symptoms today after returning from Bali and Singapore.
The Fijian Ministry of Health and Medical Services wishes to strongly urge the public to not share rumours and misinformation. Just as we did during the measles outbreak the Ministry will inform the public as soon as possible once we have a confirmed case. Use credible sources for information on COVID-19: