More than 300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses administered

Wednesday 1 December 2021

A total of 367,963  COVID-19 vaccine doses  have been administered  in  Papua New Guinea so far,  according to  statistics released  today  from the Department of Health and the National Control Centre.

In the same period, the number of persons who have at least received one dose has risen to 277,678 while   209,126 people have received their double dose.

In the meantime,  the National Control Centre (NCC)   reported 58 new cases of Coronavirus  on Tuesday 30 November, raising the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak, to 35,237 and the number of deaths to 546.

According to the  latest  COVID-19  statistics from NCC,  10 of the  new  cases were reported in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, nine in East New Britain, five in the National Capital District, two each in Central, Enga,  and Madang, and  one each in Morobe, Milne Bay and Western Highlands.

There were no new cases reported in the other  13 provinces.

NCC  further reported  the total number of  cumulative recoveries  at 34,115   including 298 Delta  variant cases.

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