COVID-19 deaths increase to 133: number of cases reaches13,242 as of Tuesday May 11

Tuesday 11 May 2021

The National Control Centre has recorded three new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Tuesday, May 11, increasing the total number of deaths to 133.

All  deaths were  reported in East New Britain province.

Controller of the  National Pandemic Response, David Manning, also  confirmed  a total of 245 cases within the same period   in 13 provinces.

They include: East New Britain  with the highest number of cases with 93, followed by the National Capital District , 3; . Morobe 30;  Madang 25, Western 14, Enga 11, Western Highlands nine, New Ireland seven, Jiwaka six, Hela  five; Central five;   Eastern Highlands three and West New Britain a single case.

Of the 245 cases recorded, 167 were males and 78 females, with  ages range between seven to 90 years.

Mr Manning added, at the time of testing, 155 cases were showing symptoms of COVID-19.

The country’s COVID-19 cases now stand at 13,242 with 133 known deaths.

“So far, a total of 10,995 recoveries have been recorded with 2,114 active cases within the last 14-day period and 732 cases pending laboratory results.”

All 22 provinces including the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB) have reported cases.

Globally, the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 159,595,355 including 609,623 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll is at 3,317,391 including 10,585 new deaths in the last 24 hours.

COVID-19 statistics for Tuesday May 11, 2021

Media contact:Chief Superintendent Dominic D. Kakas, BEM, DPS
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