What’s happening today!
1 August, 2021, 6:00 am
Bula vinaka everyone.
We hope you’re all staying well and safe with your families and loved ones in your respective bubbles, and practising every COVID-safety measure that have been advised.
Our thoughts and prayers goes out to everyone, especially families who have had their loved ones and friends battling this virus in their homes, and to those in isolation and quarantine facilities around the country.
Please continue to execute the COVID-safe protocols in your homes and communities, and also help spread the word of these measures for the safety and wellbeing of everyone around us, particularly our littles ones, the elderly and vulnerable members of our families and communities.
Here is another edition of some basic information you may need to know and some virtual events as well that you and your family members may be interested in.
First up, your weather forecast for today:
- Strong wind warning now in force for Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, southern Lau group and southern parts of Lomaiviti group
- Situation – a trough of low pressure with cloud and showers remains over the Fiji group and is expected to affect the country til later Sunday
- Forecast to midnight tonight – for Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, southern Lau group and southern parts of Lomaiviti group
- Expect Northwest to Southwest winds up to 55km/hr
- Ocassional showers over most places, isolated heavy falls and thunderstorm expected in the afternoon or evening
- For mariners, moderate to fresh northerly winds, becoming soouthwesterly from later
- Winds gusty at times, and moderate to rough seas.
COVID-19 daily press updates
- In the event of any major developments, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services will hold a media conference. Otherwise, it will issue (an) update(s) daily through the Fijian Government and the ministry’s social media Facebook page.
COVID-19 vaccination and drive-through swab services
- Stay alert and monitor radio announcements and check the Government’s Facebook page to get the updated schedule of the mobile vaccination teams in your communities.
- ICT Church Online | Going for the GOLD | Rev. Moses O’Connor |Event by ICT Suva, Facebook Live – 8.02am
Check out some movies and series trending on Netflix:
- Marvel’s Daredevil
- Lost in space
- WU assassins
- The Cook of Castamar
- Kingdom: Ashin of the North
- Outside the wire
- The last letter from your lover
- Chernobyl 1986
What you must do/know:
- Wear masks when you leave your home
- Download careFIJI app and switch on Bluetooth
- Always observe the 2m physical distancing
- Non-work gatherings of any size prohibited
- Funeral services with up to 10 people only allowed
- For good measure, report your symptoms to the nearest fever clinic
- Stay home if you do not have an essential reason to leave your house
- Limit your bubble to those in your own household.