Number of Coronavirus cases increases in PNG

Tuesday 5 April 2022 A total number of  17 new cases of COVID-19 was recorded in Papua  New Guinea in the last 24 hours, ending Tuesday 5 April 2022,  increasing the cumulative figure of the virus to 43,424 Of the new cases, National Capital District recorded (eight), Enga (seven),and Eastern Highlands (two). The   latest Covid-19

PNG records 13 new cases of COVID-19

Sunday 10 April 2022 Papua New Guinea recorded  13 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending  Friday  8 April 2022, bringing the  total  cumulative number of   infections to 43,499. The  13 new cases were detected in Madang. In its latest COVID-19 updates, the  National Control Centre, has confirmed  a total of   42, 768

National Control Centre rolls out mSupply

Thursday 7 April 2022 COVID 19 has created the opportunity to strengthen the existing health system and mSupply system is one of the strategies that the National Control Centre is using to monitor, report and coordinate essential lifesaving commodities. Implementation of the mSupply rollout to 22 provinces is anticipated to be complete before the end

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

Manus records highest number of Covid-19 cases

Friday 25 February 2022 Manus province has reported  220 new  Covid-19 cases, the highest number since the outbreak, in the last 24 hours ending midday Thursday 24 February 2022. The other provinces with newly  reported cases,  include Enga (28), Hela (20), National  Capital District (13), Western Highlands (five), Gulf (two), and Western and Central (one each),