Spread of COVID-19 on the FijisCurrent incidence in the week ending 03/31/2023: 0.8 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until March 31st, 2023, a total of 68,911 infected people and 883 deaths have been reported on the Fijis.
The total of 68,911 infected people currently represents 7.7 percent of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding March 31st, 2023, was 7, for a 7-day incidence of 0.8 cases per 100,000 population. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 1.3 percent on the Fijis.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 1.55 million vaccine doses have been administered as of March 23rd, 2023. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 711,950 people who have received at least one vaccination (79.4 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 171,594 people (19.1 percent).
641,068 of these are considered fully vaccinated on the Fijis (= 71.5 percent).
This means that the Fijis is still among the fairly good midfield countries in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 79 countries.
Weight and size
|Body height||174 cm||164 cm|
|Weight||80.2 kg||77.4 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.03%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
On the Fijis, 23.1 percent of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals on the Fijis is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 2.0 hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 774 physicians on the Fijis, there are about 0.84 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1,000 inhabitants and in the EU is 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality rate of major known diseases can be reduced as far as possible. For example, only about 38 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.