Thursday 29 April 2021 The Government is committed to creating a better voting process for the 2022 General Election amidst COVID-19, including biometric voter registration. Prime Minister James Marape announced this at a press conference today after a meeting with Governors, Ministers, Members of Parliament Acting Electoral Commissioner Simon Sinai, National Pandemic Response Controller David
Thursday 29 April 2021 The national government will support provinces with their provincial plans in response to addressing Covid-19 issue, in as far as both the non-clinical as well as the clinical side of things is concerned, to stop the spread of Covid- 19. Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape, made these remarks, during a press
Friday 30 April 2021 The Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response David Manning has issued a Directive, banning all passengers coming out from India effective today. The directive was made in the wake of the second wave of COVID-19 in India and the emergence of the Indian Variant of COVID-19.
Friday 30 April 2021 More than 3,000 people in the National Capital District have been vaccinated from the 8,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, donated by the Australian Government , as of Wednesday 28 April. Those vaccinated so far were frontline and health care workers involved in PNG’s COVID-19 pandemic response. Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National
Tuesday 27 April 2021 Papua New Guinea has recorded 82 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Tuesday April 27, increasing the total number of cases to 10,997. The cases were reported from 14 districts in nine provinces: they include, the National Capital District with 21 cases, Eastern Highlands 22, Western
The National Control Centre today released figures on the number of COVID-19 deaths and positive cases for Papua New Guinea in the last 24 hours, ending 12 midday on Monday April 26. The deaths were reported in Morobe and the National Capital District, with Morobe confirming one death in a 53 year old female whilst
Police Commissioner and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response David Manning has urged schools and institutions throughout the country to strictly comply with measures in the New Normal or “Niupela Pasin ”. Mr Manning reminded teachers in respective schools and institutions throughout the country to enforce compliance procedures under the New Normal.
The National Control Centre has released figures of COVID-19 new cases and deaths for Papua New Guinea in the last 24 hours, ending Sunday, 25 April 2021. The 166 new cases were reported in 23 districts in 14 provinces, increasing the national confirmed COVID-19 cases to 10,835, while in the same period, three deaths were
Police Commissioner and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response has called upon citizens who have recovered from COVID-19 to use their experiences to advocate about the dangers of the pandemic and need for people to adhere to the “Niupela Pasin” or New Normal. Mr Manning made this call following the recording of 166 new cases
Papua New Guinea has recorded 68 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Saturday April 24, raising the country’s total number of cases to 10,670, while the Covid-19 death toll remains at 102. The cases were reported from 15 districts in 11 provinces. They include: National Capital District (NCD), with