PNG registers 95 new cases of Coronavirus

Monday 16  May 2022 Papua New Guinea  registered 95 new cases of COVID-19 as of midday today, (Monday 16 May 2022), increasing  the total number of infections to 44, 276. The   National Capital District recorded 94 cases , while Central Province reported one case.. According to the National Control Centre,  the  number of  recovered  cases

Approval given to vaccinate under -18 athletes to compete in international events

Wednesday 12 May 2022 Papua New Guinean athletes under the age of 18 are now able to compete in major international sporting events after Minister for HIV/Aids, Hon. Jelta Wong,  approved a special permit for their COVID-19 vaccinations.  Minister Wong said that  following consultations between the government, medical partners and the PNG Olympic Committee, approval

Controller Manning issues new pandemic measure 12 on suspension of Torres Strait traditional border crossing

Thursday 5 May 2022 Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG National Pandemic Response David Manning issued a new Measure No.12 under the National Pandemic Act 2020 on the suspension of Torres Strait traditional border crossing. Under the new Measure No 12: 1. The traditional border crossing arrangements established under the Torres Strait Treaty

PNG reports no new cases of COVID-19

Tuesday  10 May 2022 Papua New Guinea has  recorded  no  new cases of  COVID-19 Centre  in the last 24 hours ending    midday today (10 May 2022). However,  the  number of  cumulative cases has increased to 43, 839 while 43,189 persons have   recovered  from the virus.. In its latest COVID-19 updates, the    National Control Centre, has  also