Fiji has reported 684 new instances of Covid-19 for the final 24 hours to 8am on Saturday. The federal government additionally confirmed 5 extra deaths from 19-23 July. That compares to 468 instances and 11 deaths within the earlier 24-hour interval. Well being Secretary Dr James Fong stated 12 different Covid-positive folks had died nevertheless, he stated their deaths weren’t brought on by the virus however attributable to critical pre-existing medical situations. READ MORE:* Covid-19: 1405 new instances, 6 extra deaths in Fiji* Covid-19: 873 new instances and three extra deaths confirmed in Fiji* Fiji Covid-19: Optimistic instances cross 800, three extra deaths confirmed Fong stated all of the victims have been unvaccinated in opposition to Covid-19. * A 73-year-old girl from Namoli Village in Lautoka introduced to the Lautoka Hospital Emergency Division in extreme respiratory misery on 19 July. Her situation worsened on the hospital and he or she died on the identical day. * A 96-year-old girl from Nadera in Nasinu died at house on 22 July. * A 67-year-old girl from the capital Suva additionally died at house on 22 July.Fb/Fiji GovernmentFiji has reported 684 new instances of Covid-19 for the final 24 hours to 8am on Saturday. * A 57-year-old girl from Nasinu introduced to a well being facility in extreme respiratory misery on 23 July. Her situation worsened on the well being centre and he or she died on the identical day. * The fifth Covid-19 demise is a 57-year-old man from Nasinu died at house on 23 July. Fong stated 177 folks have died from the coronavirus in Fiji since March 2020. “We even have recorded 87 Covid-positive sufferers who died from the intense medical situations that they’d earlier than they contracted the virus; their deaths are usually not categorized as attributable to Covid-19. “There have been 165 new recoveries reported for the reason that final replace, which signifies that there are actually 16,563 energetic instances. “There have been 22,443 instances throughout the outbreak that began in April 2021. Now we have recorded a complete of twenty-two,513 instances in Fiji for the reason that first case was reported in March 2020, with 5686 recoveries.” Over 350,000 folks screened, about 291,000 examined A complete of 5726 people have been screened and 1656 swabbed at stationary screening clinics within the final 24 hours, Dr Fong stated. He stated this brings “our cumulative whole to 354,948 people screened and 65,606 swabbed up to now. “Our cellular screening groups screened a complete of 4320 people and swabbed 638 within the final 24 hours. “This brings our cumulative whole to 739,036 people screened and 65,450 swabbed by our cellular groups up to now.”Pink CrossAs of 23 July, 438,535 adults in Fiji have obtained their first dose of the vaccine and 95,173 have obtained their second doses, Fong stated. Fong stated a complete of 247,846 samples have been examined since April this yr, with 290,707 examined since March 2020. He stated 3694 assessments had been reported for 22 July. Up to date testing quantity information for one lab has been obtained for 21 July and the whole quantity for that day has been up to date. “The nationwide seven-day day by day take a look at common is 3841 assessments per day or 4.3 assessments per 1000 inhabitants. “The nationwide seven-day common day by day take a look at positivity is 24.4 per cent.” The World Well being Organisation (WHO) threshold is 5 per cent. As of 23 July, 438,535 adults in Fiji have obtained their first dose of the vaccine and 95,173 have obtained their second doses, Fong stated. He stated which means that 74.8 per cent of the goal inhabitants have obtained a minimum of one dose of the vaccine and 16.2 per cent are actually totally vaccinated nation-wide. Fong stated the seven-day common of latest instances per day is 863 instances per day or 975 instances per million inhabitants per day.