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Health Alert for Fiji (May 12, 2020)
May 12, 2020


Event: The Fiji Ministry of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Fiji.

The Government of Fiji has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Fiji authorities have implemented a nationwide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.. Restrictions on interisland travel by air and sea have been lifted. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Visit the website of the Fiji Ministry of Health for additional information on these new measures.

Many travelers worldwide have reported unexpected flight cancellations and limited flight availability. Fiji Airways has announced the suspension of scheduled international flights. The U.S. Embassy is working on several possible flight options for those who are seeking to depart Fiji, and will have additional information within the next week. If you are a U.S. citizen seeking to depart Fiji and have not already contacted the Embassy, please email suvaacs@state.gov. To ensure that the Embassy can reach you on short notice when a flight is confirmed, please be sure to include your email address and local telephone number.

Fiji authorities may announce quarantines on short notice as conditions change. Visit the local government COVID-19 website for updated information.

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