68 confirmed cases of dengue fever recorded in North

68 confirmed cases of dengue fever recorded in North

By Sheetal Kumar
Thursday 29/01/2015

68 confirmed cases of dengue fever have been recorded in the Northern Division this month.

According to the Health Ministry, the Labasa hospital laboratory is confirming two to three cases of dengue per day since the beginning of the year.

Spokesperson, Sunil Chandra said most of the people have been treated and are now well.

The Health Ministry reiterates that the current dengue fever outbreak is localized in Macuata subdivision and specifically in the rural areas of Labasa.

Chandra said the Health Authorities in the North have not reported any deaths due to dengue so far.



Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Girmit Celebrations 2023
The Girmit story isn’t a story confined to one community in Fiji, it is a story that belongs to all of us. This was highlighted by the National ...
7 days ago

Fiscal Review Commitee members, Richard Naidu and Vani Catanasiga appear on fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Fiscal Review Committee chair, Richard Naidu and senior member, Vani Catanasiga appeared on fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan to discuss ...
8 days ago

Prof. Prasad appears on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Professor Biman Prasad appeared on fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
10 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
We fully understand the concerns of the Army Commander on the application of George Speight and others - Vosarogo
Acting Home Affairs Minister, Filimoni Vosarogo says he fully understands the concerns of the Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, Major...
14 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Nuku District School receives a boost from BSP Nausori Branch
Teachers and students at Nuku District School were full of smiles today after their school received a significant boost to their school facilities ...
13 hours ago

Congestion trial currently being conducted by FRA and Police from Koronivia Rd to Nakasi
For those travelling from Nausori to Suva get ready to face for some traffic as there is currently a congestion trial being conducted between ...
13 hours ago

Police step up operations to deal with robberies, drug dealing, glue sniffing and selling of stolen items
Police are stepping up their operations from this month following serious concerns regarding the increasing number of cases relating to attacks, ...
14 hours ago

FWCC received 569 calls for domestic violence counselling session
The Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre received 569 calls for domestic violence counselling sessions and 1331 calls for repeated counselling sessions from ...
14 hours ago

Govt looking at tax system that assists the poor – Pro. Prasad
Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Professor Biman Prasad has revealed that there won’t be three VAT rates that people will have to pay ...
14 hours ago

TOP