Friday 9 July 2021
The National Control Centre has confirmed six new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Friday July 9, raising the total number of cases in the country to 17,340.
The cases were reported in four provinces, with the National Capital District, reporting three infections; whilst Jiwaka, Madang and Morobe reported one case each.
Commissioner of Police and Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning, said there were four males and two females in the latest count, with ages between 18 to 55 years.
Five out of the six cases were experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 at the time of testing.
Mr Manning said the number of COVID-19 cases in the country now stands at 17,340 with 179 known deaths, and 16,975 cumulative recoveries.
To date, a total of 136,187 people have tested for COVID-19.
All 22 provinces including the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB) have reported cases as per the table below:
(PNG COVID-19 statistics as of Friday 9th July 2021)
Globally, the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 186,327,100 including 486,163 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll stands at 4,026,536 including 8,938 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.