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More deaths
However, there were reports of two more deaths being recorded in Ba.

Ba Mission Hospital staff confirmed tonight that a man had been taken there after suffering injuries from window louvres at his home in Namau and died, taking the toll to six.

There were also unconfirmed reports of a police officer dying at Nailaga in Ba but circumstances relating to the death are not clear at this time.

Two mobile companies gave free credit to their customers to be in contact with their loved ones during this time of natural disaster.

Vodafone Fiji and Digicel Fiji gave their customers $5 free credit.

Digicel Fiji chief executive officer Darren McLean said the company was saddened by the devastation caused by TC Winston.

McLean said to help Digicel customers stay in touch, the company had applied $5 of any network free credit to all prepaid numbers.

“This credit will allow our valued customers to call or text their family here and overseas,” he said.

The devastation in Lautoka General Hospital in the west of Viti Levu island caused by tropical cyclone Winston. Video: Fiji government