COVID-19 Pandemic 2020


About the COVID-19/Corona Virus Outbreak

Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses, with six of these viruses known to cause a range of illnesses from the common cold to the more serious Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). The first cases of COVID-19 infections was discovered in late December 2019 after an unusual cluster of pneumonia cases was noted in Wuhan City, Hubei province, China. The source of the infection was from wet market where live wild animals were sold.

The COVID-19 global outbreak has been declared a pandemic by WHO.

All Staff and students are instructed NOT TO SHAKE HANDS, but use alternative NON CONTACT physical forms of salutations and greetings

  • All persons on campus are required to wash hands as frequently as possible and minimize physical contact with other persons as much as possible.
  • All staff and students are required to ensure cleaning of their work surfaces as frequently as possible.
  • All cleaners are required to clean surfaces in public areas and toilets under their responsibility as frequently as possible.  
  •  All Staff and Students where possible are encouraged to bring own personal handwashing soaps, handkerchiefs, Sanitizers.
  • Any persons with fever or cough are required to seek medical attention and treatment. Stay home as per medical certification and advice your HOD / HR office.
  • All doors in high pedestrian entry points are to be kept open to minimize their frequent opening and closing.
  • All meetings of more than 5 persons are to be reverted by using Zoom and Online platforms with immediate effect.
  • Practice social distancing 2 meters at all times.

Fiji General Advisory

 

31/07/2020      Statement by the Minister for Health and Medical Services

06/07/2020      Statement by the Acting Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services

21/06/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on COVID-SAFE ECONOMIC RECOVERY

05/06/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on COVID-19

15/05/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on COVID-19

24/04/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on TC Harold and COVID-19 Measures

20/04/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on COVID-19

16/04/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on COVID-19

14/04/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on TC Harold and COVID-19

10/04/2020      
Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on COVID-19

07/04/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on COVID-19

06/04/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on COVID-19

04/03/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on new COVID-19 cases in Fiji

02/04/2020      Statement by the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama on new COVID-19 cases in Fiji

01/04/2020      Statement by the Minister for Health and Medical Services Hon. Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete

29/03/2020      PM Bainimarama holds press conference on COVID-19

25/03/2020
      PM Bainimarama’s Statement on the Fifth Confirmed Case of COVID-19

24/03/2020      PM Bainimarama’s Statement on the Fourth Confirmed Case of COVID-19

23/03/2020      PM Bainimarama’s Statement on the Third Confirmed Case of COVID-19

21/03/2020      COVID-19 UPDATE BY Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama

19/03/2020     PM Bainimarama’s Statement on the First COVID-19 case in Fiji

 

 

 

All Staff and Students

All staff and students are requested to only take on board information from reliable sources such as mainstream national and international media sources, as well as health sources from the Ministries of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO)


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