Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19 Fiji’

Fiji vaccination of teens going strong

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

With most of its eligible adult population covered, Fiji’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout for teenagers is gaining pace. The health ministry says 28,965 children aged 15 to 17 have received a first vaccine dose – and 3,892 teenagers have received a second. The rollout was recently extended to this age bracket, after vaccination rates covered almost Read more

Church arm helps families with food

Monday, August 9th, 2021

The Caritas Fiji Archdiocese of Suva has assisted 1000 families in COVID-19 containment areas with food rations, according to organisation official Tevita Naikasowalu. While the nation celebrated Fiji’s victory at the Olympic Games, he said frontline and humanitarian workers were putting their lives on the line so people in containment areas were fed. “I would Read more

Fijian church warns pastors over vaccine messages

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

The Fiji Times reports that the Methodist Church has warned its leaders that it would take action against those influencing church members not to get vaccinated. Speaking during a virtual meeting regarding the church’s stand on covid-19 on Thursday, the church’s general secretary, the Rev Iliesa Naivalu has reminded pastors that they were answerable to Read more