Entries by Kelera Rakavosa

Latest Travel Advisory for Fiji Citizen(s)/ Fiji Residents(s)/ Other Permit Holder(s) Intending to Travel to Fiji

The Fijian government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has issued the latest upgraded travel requirements relating to Fiji Citizen(s), Fiji Resident(s)/ Other Permit Holder(s) intending to travel to Fiji with immediate effect. The new test requirements include the format of the COVID – 19 test result that everyone traveling to Fiji […]

Quarantine Requirements for Foreigners and Fijian Nationals Entering Fiji – Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS)

COVID-19 test requirement Documented proof of a negative Covid-19 test is required for all foreign nationals seeking to enter Fiji. Fijian citizens departing countries determined as a high risk for COVID-19 may also need to be tested before departure.  Approved COVID-19 tests Acceptable tests for COVID-19 are quantitative RT-PCR or Cepheid GeneXpert (Xpert® Xpress SARS-CoV-2). Note that […]

Statement by the Acting Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services on New COVID-19 Case – Monday, 20 July 2020

Today we are announcing one new border quarantine case of COVID-19 – a 50-year-old female. Like the eight border quarantine cases announced since July 6th this latest case is a repatriated Fijian citizen from the flight from India that arrived on July 1st, and she is also the wife of one of the earlier announced […]

Statement by the Acting Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services on New COVID-19 Cases – Friday, 10 July 2020

At our last press conference on Tuesday 7th July we announced that the rest of the 105 passengers on the flight that repatriated Fijian citizens from India on July 1st would be tested for COVID-19. Today, based on the result of those tests, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services is announcing five new border […]

Announcement: Updating of Fijian Diaspora List – Japan

Dear Friends of Fiji, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka. The Fiji Embassy in Tokyo is in the process of updating its diaspora contact details of Fijian Nationals currently residing in Japan. As such, you are kindly requested to email the following information’s to Mr Ashneel Shankar, Second Secretary on ashneel.shankar@fijiembassy.jp i) Full Name: ii) Occupation: iii) […]

Statement from the Acting Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services, Monday, 6 July 2020

Bula Vinaka.   Over the past several months, Fijian citizens from around the world have steadily returned home to Fiji through a medically-rigorous system of repatriation. Upon arrival, all returning citizens are required to spend 14 days in a government-funded quarantine facility under RFMF and Ministry of Health and Medical Services supervision where they are checked […]

Statement by the Hon. Prime Minister J.V. Bainimarama on COVID-19 – Friday, 15 May 2020

Bula vinaka.   Back on the 18th of April, we clinically confirmed our 18th case of COVID-19. This was in the midst of our response to the devastation of severe Cyclone Harold, which had ripped across our islands the week prior, levelling homes and flooding communities.  With two national disasters threatening the lives of Fijians at […]