Covid situation worsening in Fiji

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 6:27PM
Fiji covid screening (Photo / Supplied)
Fiji covid screening (Photo / Supplied)

Covid situation worsening in Fiji

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 6:27PM

The Ministry of Health has declined a request from Fiji to treat a critically ill covid patient here.

Three Auckland DHB’s have said they don't have capacity to take the patient.

Meanwhile, the true extent of the covid outbreak in Fiji, is being revealed by those on the ground

Former Fijian health minister Dr Neil Sharma says “the heath system is in great strife”.

Heather du Plessis-Allan also spoke to him about the suggestion that the system is in such disarray that families might bury the wrong person.

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