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Seven new Covid-19 cases reported in Fiji, all in the community

Secretary of Health Dr James Fong said cases of unknown origin are rising daily.

02:21

Fiji to set up field hospital after three more Covid-19 community cases

One of the cases is a 47-year-old nurse from the Raiwaqa Health Centre.

02:21

Fiji hospital patient who refused Covid tests has died from virus — report

Around 400 staff and patients are now quarantined inside the facility.

00:32

Man in Fiji who caught Covid-19 from unknown source believed to have infected two doctors

The 55-year old-man is in intensive care at Lautoka Hospital and military and police have surrounded and locked down the facility.

00:23

Fijian officials say border will remained closed until there are no more community Covid cases

The country has been battling a low-level outbreak on Viti Levu, with the community cases totalling over 30.

02:09

Cook Islands businesses record huge uptick in bookings ahead of travel bubble opening

Hotels and airlines are looking forward to welcoming Kiwi visitors, and reinvigorate the nation's GDP.

01:05

Pacific church ministers receive Covid-19 jab in bid to 'be the role models'

“It was nothing, I couldn’t even feel it really,” Reverend Dr Featunai Liuaana said.

06:56

'Spirit of optimism' in the air ahead of travel bubble with NZ, Cook Islands PM says

Mark Brown told Breakfast the bubble is great news for the islands’ economy, but there’s a long road ahead to recovery.

04:10

'A huge relief for businesses' - Cook Islands welcomes travel bubble with NZ

"Obviously I am smiling at the moment," says Liana Scott, president of the Tourism Industry Council.

00:44

Jacinda Ardern announces long-awaited start date for travel bubble with Cook Islands

Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown says the islands’ economy is in freefall.

04:47

Fiji ends hard weekend lockdown but not out of the woods yet amid Covid-19 cluster

The country recorded no new cases today, bringing the total number of Covid-19 cases to 31 local infections.

00:37

Ardern says two-way Cook Islands travel bubble ‘next on our list’; announcement later today

The Government will be announcing more details about the bubble after this afternoon's Cabinet meeting.

Greens call for overstayer, temporary worker amnesty to atone for Dawn Raids

The party's Pacific people spokesperson has called for the Government to apologise for the 1970's Dawn Raids.

Fiji tightens lockdown as Covid cases rise

Most of the country is on lockdown from 8pm tonight to 4am on Monday local time.

02:12

Fiji health authorities go door-to-door to swab workers linked to current case

The greatest concern is a 52 -year-old woman who works in a garment factory in Suva.

Cook Islands traveller breaches trans-Tasman bubble after flying to Perth from Auckland

The person didn't spend the two weeks in New Zealand as required.

08:11

In face of climate crisis, Pacific leader optimistic after US re-enters Paris Agreement

Pacific Islands Forum Secretary-General Dame Meg Taylor says she's pleased Joe Biden is taking a different stance to Donald Trump.

00:20

Massive shipment of masks, gloves and hand sanitiser from NZ arrive in Fiji amid Covid lockdown

The 10,000 KN95 masks, 30,000 gloves and 300 bottles of hand sanitiser were supplied by New Zealand and the United Nations.

00:26

Fiji announces two new community Covid-19 cases

The Pacific nation is in day three of a 14 day lockdown.

Air New Zealand cancels Fiji passenger service due to Pacific nation's Covid-19 lockdown

Fiji Airways has also stopped international passenger flights.

05:11

Coca-Cola fuelling plastic problem in Samoa after shifting away from glass — critics

The island nation doesn't have a way to recycle plastic, meaning all of its waste has to be processed offshore.

00:43

Fiji records 12 new Covid-19 community cases

The country's Central Division, including the capital Suva, Lami, Nasinu and Nausori, remain in lockdown.

Fiji's capital ordered into lockdown as Covid-19 outbreak worsens

Suva will enter lockdown for the next 14 days.

02:25

14-year-old confirmed as latest Covid-19 community case in Fiji

A 14-year-old girl is the latest to test positive in the island nation as it grapples with a growing outbreak.

Coaches stunned that Pacific Tests are missing from league calendar this year

No fixtures have been confirmed, despite them expected to be held in June.

00:50

Two new Covid-19 cases announced in Fiji linked to existing funeral cluster

The new cases are the children of the woman who tested positive yesterday.

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