More new Covid-19 cases and deaths reported in country

Monday 22 November 2021

Papua New Guinea has reported 31 new Covid-19 cases and 43  deaths  in the last 24 hours ending Sunday 21 November 2021,  raising the total number of  cases to 34,472 and death toll to 529.

An update from the National Control Centre has indicated that the new cases were detected in the National Capital District (12),  West New Britain (seven), Hela and East New Britain (five each),  East Sepik and Eastern Highlands ( one each).

Four new  COVID-19 deaths were reported in Southern Highlands (35), Autonomous Region of Bougainville (five) and East New Britain (three), whilst  the total number of recovered people stands at   32,817.

The cumulative statistics for the 22 provinces are as follows:

  • NCD – 9140 cases, 8956 recoveries, 102 deaths, 112 delta cases;
  • Western – 3606 cases, 3571 recoveries, 33 deaths, 32 delta cases;
  • Western  Highlands – 2691 cases, 2592 recoveries, 79 deaths, two delta cases;
  • Morobe – 2483 cases, 2456 recoveries, 27 deaths, 59 delta cases;
  • Eastern Highlands – 2136 cases, 2036 recoveries, 90 deaths, eight delta cases;
  •  East New Britain – 2003 cases, 20 deaths,1903 recoveries, one delta case;
  • Madang – 1249 cases, 1213 recoveries, 29 deaths, four delta cases;
  • West New Britain – 1180 cases, 1174 recoveries, six deaths;
  • Enga – 1030 cases, 1023 recoveries, six deaths, three delta cases;
  • Chimbu – 1000 cases, 970 recoveries, 11 deaths, one delta case;
  • Milne Bay – 991 cases, 986 recoveries, five deaths;
  • Southern Highlands -984 cases, 922 recoveries, 44 deaths;
  • West Sepik – 759 cases, 741 recoveries, 13 deaths, 56 delta cases;
  • Central – 741 cases, 722 recoveries, two deaths, four delta cases;
  • Hela – 726 cases, 702 recoveries, two deaths, 13 delta cases;
  • New Ireland – 723 cases, 713 recoveries, nine deaths, one delta case;
  • Autonomous Region of Bougainville – 698 cases,669 recoveries, seven deaths;
  • East Sepik – 664 cases, 650 recoveries, eight deaths;
  • Manus – 591 cases, 583 recoveries, seven deaths, two delta cases;
  • Jiwaka – 406 cases, 367 recoveries, 29 deaths;
  • Northern – 362 cases, 348 recoveries;
  • Gulf – 309 cases,  309 recoveries.

The Delta cases in country remain at 298.

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