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28 confirmed cases of measles in the country

28 confirmed cases of measles in the country

By Naveel Krishant
Friday 10/01/2020

There are now 28 confirmed cases of measles in the country.

The Ministry of Health says the latest confirmed case is a 10-month-old baby from Toorak, Suva who is currently under home isolation.

They say the Suva Sub-divisional Outbreak Response Team has carried out the necessary interventions including quarantine and vaccination of contacts as appropriate.

The Ministry further says the 3-month-old baby reported in previous updates is still admitted at CWM Hospital while all other confirmed cases have recovered or are recovering well under home isolation.

All 28 cases are from the following areas in the Central Division:

12 cases from the Serua/Namosi Subdivision (Wailali, Wainadoi, Navunikabi, and Makosoi Deuba)

9 cases from Suva Subdivision (Toorak, Nabua, Samabula, Vatuwaqa, Sakoca in Tacirua, Wailekutu and Naikorokoro Village in Lami).

3 cases from Rewa Subdivision (Koronivia, Nasilai Village Nakelo, Davuilevu).

4 cases from Naitasiri Subdivision (Saumakia Village)

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