Controller Manning issues 12 new COVID-19 measures as PNG cases continue to increase

Thursday 18 March 2021

The Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response and Police Commissioner David Manning today released 12 new measures as PNG’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase daily.

The 12 new measures includes:

Measure 1 – Revocation of Previous Measures;

Measure 2 – International Travel;

Measure 3 – Domestic Travel;

Measure 4 – Provincial Coordination;

Measure 5 – Burial of Deceased Persons;

Measure 6 – Customs Duties;

Measure 7 – COVID-19 Testing;

Measure 8 – COVID-19 Surveillance & Testing;

Measure 9 – Business & Social;

Measure 10 – National Mandatory Mask Wearing;

Measure 11 – National Public Transport; and

Measure 12 – COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing & Trials.

The 12 measures, signed today, become effective on Monday March 22, and shall remain in force until the end of the declaration of the pandemic under the National Pandemic Act 2020, or as varied or revoked by the Controller.

 New Measures can  be   viewed  in detailed on this covid19 official website.


Media contact: Chief Superintendent Dominic D. Kakas, BEM, DPS
COVID-19 Media & Public Information Joint Agency Task Force
Mobile: 75430557 email:
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