PNG’s COVID-19 case count reaches 1,976

Thursday 11 March 2021 A total of 163 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported today, (March 11), raising Papua New Guinea’s total COVID-19 cases to 1,976 since the global pandemic was reported last year. The new cases came from 12 provinces, of which Chimbu reported its first four (4) new cases which

Manning gives two weeks exemption to Air service providers from COVID-19 measures

Wednesday 10  March 2021 The Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response and Police Commissioner David Manning has exempted air service providers to the COVID-19 measures and directives issued by his office today. Mr Manning stated in the directive issued today that, “All Air Service Providers are provided a two-week exemption, limited to persons who had

Controller amends Measure 2 to include Hong Kong

Thursday 11 March 2021 Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response has made further amendments to Measure 2, Schedule 2 of the International Travel Measures to accept aircrafts coming in from Hong Kong as well. The initial amendment sent out yesterday did not include Hong Kong. The revised Measure 2-International Travel-Amended-09.03.21. can