PNG’s total count of COVID-19 cases rises to 970

Thursday 18 February 2021 Papua New Guinea recorded nine new confirmed  cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday 18 February increasing the country’s total cases to 970. The latest cases were reported in East New Britain, Madang and the National Capital District. Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning said that In East New Britain, a 26

Manning urges public to test for COVID-19

Wednesday 17 February 2021 The Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response, David Manning,  has urged the public in the National Capital District to go for a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) test  if they have symptoms of the disease. The common symptoms of COVID-19 include cough, fever, headache, difficulty breathing, sore throat, loss of

PNG’s COVID-19 case count reaches 914

Wednesday 10 February 2021 Papua New Guinea’s latest Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case count has reached 914 in the last 24 hours. The latest cases were reported in Madang and in the National Capital District. Controller  of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning said NCD reported one case whilst Madang reported 13 cases. “The 13 reported

Health department and partners seek Government endorsement to secure Covid-19 vaccines

9 February 2021 The Department of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners are seeking Government endorsement to secure initial COVID-19 vaccines for Papua New Guinea. In his recent media briefing on Covid-19 Response and Preparations for Covid-19 Vaccine, Secretary of the Department of Health, Dr Osborne Liko, said vaccines