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

PNG’s total Covid-19 cases reach 900

Monday 8 February 2021 Papua New Guinea reported five new cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours increasing the country’s total cases to 900. The latest cases were reported in the Western province. Three male and two female ages ranging from 28 to 34 years are the latest to be confirmed positive.