The Acting Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong has confirmed that Fiji has recorded a new case of COVID-19.

It has been confirmed that the 66 year old man tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from India on Saturday.

The man’s son has also been tested and Doctor Fong says the result will be out tomorrow.

Doctor Fong says the man and his son have been transferred from the health quarantine facility to Nadi Hospital.

The man had travelled back from India on a repatriation flight carrying 107 passengers.

The other passengers also remain in quarantine.

They have all been tested and the Health Ministry is awaiting the results.

Doctor Fong says none of the COVID-19 health guidelines have changed as it is a border quarantine case and it does not pose a risk to the community.