Sunday 29 November 2020 West New Britain (WNB) has recorded nine new coronavirus disease (COVID-1) cases over the weekend. The province’s total COVID-19 cases, as a result, has surged to 51, the third highest after the National Capital District (NCD) which has 354 and Western Province with 204 cases. Controller of the COVID-19 National Pandemic
Friday 27 November 2020 West Sepik has recorded its second case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) today in a 17-year-old female from Vanimo Green, bringing PNG’s total cases to 646. Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning said the latest case was a contact of a previously-identified case who travelled in from West New Britain.
Friday 27 November 2020 Police Commissioner and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response, David Manning, has commended the people of Papua New Guinea for patience and understanding and keeping order amid the ongoing political atmosphere. He urged citizens to continue to observe peace and good order following the majority Supreme Court decision today
Thursday 26 November 2020 The National Control Centre (NCC) for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has sent a team of experts to West New Britain (WNB) to support the response amidst the increasing number of cases reported in the province. Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning says ,to date, WNB has recorded 42 COVID-19 cases,
Thursday 26 November 2020 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $250 million loan to help finance the Government of Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. PNG declared a state of emergency on 21 March and the subsequent public health emergency, closure of its borders, lockdowns, and other response
Wednesday 25 November 2020 Papua New Guinea has recorded 15 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours. Twelve cases were from Talasea District in West New Britain while three cases were from the National Capital District (NCD). Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning, said the country’s total number of
Wednesday 25 November 2020 POLICE Commissioner and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response Mr David Manning has directed that all persons including PNG citizens will now pay for their quarantine costs when arriving into the country. This includes the costs of the quarantine at hotels and the wearing of tracking devices or phone
Wednesday 25 November 2020 Several priority events and training workshops for health workers, doctors stakeholders and donor partners have been scheduled for November 2020, according to the latest Papua New Guinea Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Health Situation Report (11- 22 November). A meeting of the Health Sector Aid Coordination Committee, comprising health officials and donor
Tuesday 24 November 2020 The Assistant Commissioner of Police and Commander of NCD and Central Anthony Wagambie Jr. has called on all residents of the National Capital District (NCD) to remain calm. His call comes after messages were widely shared, on social media that certain police and military personnel were conducting suspicious activities, especially leading
Monday 23 November 2020 West New Britain (WNB) today recorded 18 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, bringing the province’s total confirmed cases to 31 and Papua New Guinea’s total to 630. The new cases in WNB are all from Talasea District with youngest being 4 years old and the oldest at 70 years of age.