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Pacific Update: Fijian infected with Covid-19 charged with breaching quarantine laws, and Vanuatu's yam generosity

A Covid-19 patient in Fiji has been charged with breaching self quarantine laws.

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1 NEWS’ Barbara Dreaver with the latest news from around the Pacific. Source: 1 NEWS

The 57-year-old, who had travelled from India, went to a settlement in Suva before heading to another island by ferry, infecting five family members.

Meanwhile, Covid-free Cook Islands and Niue are keen for a travel bubble with New Zealand in a bid to restart tourism.

Also in this week's Pacific Update, Barbara Dreaver reports on the tiny Vanuatu island of Tongariki, which has supplied a huge amount of yams to cyclone-affected Pentecost and Santo, and has the best from social media.