PCE begins interviews on COVID-19 SOE operations and activities

[siteorigin_widget class=”thinkup_builder_heading”][/siteorigin_widget] Committee Chairman and Member for Bogia, Hon. Robert Naguri, said the current SOE is a result of a global pandemic and was a “first of its kind” for Papua New Guinea, hence, the Committee would not only oversee its activities and spending, as is the traditional function of the Committee, but also provide

21st April 2020: Controller to relax restrictions as PNG heads into “new normal”

Fellow Papua New Guineans, residents and citizens overseas. I am pleased to provide you with another situation update on the PNG Governments response to the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. Work at the Joint Agency Task Force National Operations Centre is progressing despite the quarantine of staff following the positive case of a frontline responder working

Controller Manning issues Emergency Order 16 following additional five new COVID-19 cases

[siteorigin_widget class=”thinkup_builder_heading”][/siteorigin_widget] There are now a total of seven persons who have contracted COVID-19. All seven persons are being attended to by the health authorities. The first imported case, a male adult Australian is now in Australia and has recovered. The second and third were a 40-year old female and 35-year-old male, both from the

PM:125 samples tested return negative

[siteorigin_widget class=”thinkup_builder_heading”][/siteorigin_widget] The 125 samples collected, included one sample from Manus Province, three   from Gulf and 121 samples from the National Capital District. An additional 12 samples taken from East New Britain have also returned negative. “Samples from the NCD include samples from myself, the Minister for Health & HIV/AIDS Hon. Jelta Wong, Minister for

PM Marape confirms new persons with covid-19 in PNG

[siteorigin_widget class=”thinkup_builder_heading”][/siteorigin_widget] Prime Minister Hon. James Marape   confirmed Thursday, 16 April, of    five new cases of coronavirus in Papua New Guinea. This brings to a total of seven persons who have now contracted the coronavirus diseases 19  (COVID-19). Briefly the seven persons who have contracted the disease are all well. “This includes the first imported