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The Threat Of COVID-19 Remains In Papua New Guinea. Protect Yourself, Your Family and Your Community

Public Notice 

Members of the public are advised that the National Control Centre (NCC) Call Centre can now be accessed by email. For all your queries please email to the following address: hotline@covid19.info.gov.pg We will do our best to respond to your email within 24-48 hours. Thank you. 

CALL CENTRE (1800200) IN OPERATION 24/7

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Covid-19 Update Videos

NBC TV: Wednesday 30/07/2020: Morauta Haus Press Conference with David Manning  and Prime Minister James Marape on Covid-19

Covid-19 In PNG Statistics

Map of provinces/zones with confirmed coronavirus cases (as of 7th August)   

188 confirmed cases

        Western – 10  confirmed case: 6th August

        Sandaun  – 1  confirmed case: 5th August

        Eastern Highlands  – 1  confirmed case: 22 April

        Southern Highlands  – 1  confirmed case: 6th August

        Morobe                  – 3 confirmed case: 2nd August  

        ARoB    – 1 confirmed cases: 7 August 

         East New Britain    – 2 confirmed cases: 16 April 

        NCD                – 169 confirmed cases: 7th August

Virus strain

SARS-CoV-2

Location

Papua New Guinea

First outbreak

Wuhan, Hubei, China: 31 December 2019

Index case

Bulolo Morobe Province

Arrival date

March  2020 (repatriated : 23 March 2020)

Confirmed cases

188

New cases

25

Active  cases

109

Recovered

53

Deaths

3

Tests Conducted

10, 808

Provinces

22 Provinces including the National Capital District

World Health Organisation

Data taken from the WHO situation report 1989(Data as received by WHO from national authorities by 10:00 CEST, 6th August 2020)