New Ireland records three new COVID-19 cases

Monday 21 December 2020 The New Ireland province has recorded three Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive cases in the last 24 hours. A 17-year-old female, 46-year-old male and a 52-year-old male travelled from West New Britain to New Ireland on   December 13, and were tested positive through mass testing in the New Ireland Province. The 46-year-old

Controller calls for more testing and sample collection in health facilities around the country

Sunday 20 December 2020 Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning has called for more swab samples to be sent to laboratories for testing to determine the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. Controller Manning called on health facilities throughout the country to do more swabbing according to the testing strategy

Speech by David Manning, MBE, DPS, QPM Commissioner of Police & Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response

Delivered by Dr Daoni Esorom, National Incident Manager, PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response Thursday December 17, 2020 Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Christmas/end of year party for both the National Control Centre and the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary. As I wear two hats, I felt it best that we combine and do

PNG records 31 new coronavirus cases

Wednesday 16 December 2020 Papua New Guinea has recorded 31 new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the country’s total to 760. The cases were reported in four different provinces: West New Britain (WNB) 20; East New Britain, 8; New Ireland, 2; and Western Highlands with one. The youngest of the