PNG COVID-19 cases increase to 19,704

Wednesday 29 September 2021 The  number of COVID-19 cases in Papua New Guinea has increased to 19,704 as of 12 midday, Monday 27 September 2021,  while the death toll  rose to 277. Deputy Controller of the National Pandemic Response, Dr Esorom Daoni,  in his weekly virtual  media briefing yesterday,  said  the  increases were the result


FRIDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2021 His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the General Assembly; His Excellency Mr. Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General; Fellow leaders, Excellencies and distinguished delegates; It is my distinguished honour and pleasure on my own behalf and that of my 8 million plus people and Government, to join other global leaders in

PM Marape expresses gratitude to international partners for providing COVID-19 Vaccines

Thursday 23 September 2021 Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has  expressed his gratitude to the  international partners for providing COVID-19 vaccines to Pacific Islands Forum countries. He said this when addressing a virtual Pacific Island Forum Leaders Meeting with UN Secretary General, H.E Antonio Guterres, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)

National COVID-19 cases rise

Friday 10 September 2021 Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 confirmed  cases   have risen to 18,339, as of 8 September 2021, following the detection of 43 new cases, while the death toll remains  at 194 within day 449  of the Nupela Pasin protocol. The 43 new cases recorded in the last six days were from  the West

Daru Hospital loses a doctor to COVID-19

Monday, 20 September  2021 A MEDICAL doctor working at Daru Hospital  in the Western Province,  has become the latest death due to COVID-19  reported in less than two weeks. The doctor was medevacked to Port Moresby last Tuesday when she suffered severe distress  but  succumbed to the disease at the weekend. Deputy Controller of the

Decision to cancel Goroka Show stands says Controller

Friday 17 September 2021 Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response David Manning is standing by the Eastern Highlands Provincial Government’s decision to cancel the annual Goroka Show. Mr Manning said the Provincial Health Authorities and Provincial Administrators who have been appointed Assistant Controllers.  are the  people on the ground