Controller Manning issues new pandemic measure

Friday 18 March 2022 Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG National Pandemic Response, David Manning, today revoked previous Measure No.2 issued under the National Pandemic Act 2021 and replaced it with a new measure which becomes effective on March 21, 2022. Key changes to Measure 2 include: 1. The definition of fully vaccinated has

More cases of Omicron variant reported in country

Monday 7 March 2022 Papua New Guinea reported 135 new cases of the Omicron variant   including   five new cases of Delta variant     on Thursday, 3 March 2022,  bringing the cumulative total to 165 and 744 respectively. Of the Omicron cases, National Capital District (NCD) recorded (95), Morobe (31), Hela (three), Madang and Central (two each),

Health leaders call for nationwide vaccination

Tuesday 1  March 2022 In a first since the COVID-19 pandemic, the heads of Papua New Guinea’s 22 Provincial Health Authorities (PHA’s), key health personnel and partners are gathered in Port Moresby to address the challenges of the national COVID-19 Vaccination rollout program. Led by the National Department of Health through the National COVID-19 Vaccine