413 new Covid-19 cases, nine deaths reported

Friday 19 November 2021

A total of 413 new Covid-19 cases  and nine deaths were reported on Thursday 18 November, increasing  the total infections to 34,022  and death toll to 484.

A Covid-19 Updates from the National Control Centre has revealed that  the new cases were detected across 12 provinces, of which the National Capital District (NCD)  recorded  the highest with  (73), followed by Northern (62), East Sepik (56), East New Britain (42), Southern Highlands (37), Eastern Highlands (23), Madang (nine), Western Highlands (eight), Central and Hela, (five each), Jiwaka (three), and Manus (1).

The deaths were reported in Morobe,  Madang and East New Britain.

In the same reporting period, a total of 32,384 people have recovered from Covid-19, while the delta cases  remain  at 298.

The cumulative Covid-19  statistics for the  22 provinces are as follows:

  • NCD – 9085 cases, 8699 recoveries, 102 deaths, 112 delta cases;
  • Western – 3603 cases, 3559 recoveries, 33 deaths, 32 delta cases;
  • Western Highands – 2679 cases, 2531 recoveries, 79 deaths  two delta cases;
  • Morobe – 2464 cases, 2422 recoveries, 27 deaths, 59 delta cases;
  • Eastern Highlands – 2109 cases, 1969 recoveries, 89 deaths, eight delta cases;
  • East New Britain – 1975 cases, 1692 recoveries, 16 deaths, one delta case;
  • Madang – 1246 cases, 1146 recoveries, 29 deaths, four delta cases;
  • West New Britain – 1164 cases, 1158 recoveries, six deaths,
  • Enga – 1030 cases, 1007 recoveries, six deaths, three delta cases;
  • Milne Bay – 990 cases, 985 recoveries, five deaths;
  • Chimbu- – 981 cases, 969 recoveries, 11 deaths, one delta case;
  • Southern Highlands – 911 cases, 836 recoveries, nine deaths;
  • West Sepik – 759 cases, 741 recoveries, 13 deaths, 56 delta cases;
  • Central – 737 cases, 685 recoveries, two deaths, four delta cases;
  • New Ireland – 723 cases, 674 recoveries, five deaths, one delta case;
  • Hela – 716 cases, 673 recoveries, two deaths, 13 delta cases;
  • East Sepik – 663 cases, 630 recoveries, eight deaths;
  • Autonomous Region of Bougainville – 641 cases, 559 recoveries, two deaths;
  • Manus – 573 cases, 564 recoveries, six deaths, two delta cases;
  • Jiwaka – 404 cases, 364 recoveries, 29 deaths;
  • Gulf – 309 cases, 281 recoveries;
  • Northern – 250 cases, 198 recoveries.

Meanwhile,  the total  number of  vaccine doses administered so far is  352,408, while 266,643 persons have at least received  one  dose,  with 194,386  being fully vaccinated.

In the meantime, the total number of  global confirmed COVID-19 cases is 255, 324, 963, death toll   increases to  5,127,696,  and there were   231,993, 052 recovered cases.

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