NCC detects 14 new COVID-19 cases in two provinces

Sunday 26 December 2021

The  National Capital District  reported five new cases of Coronavirus while the Autonomous Region of Bougainville recorded nine , as at   Friday 24 December  2021.

This has brought the country’s total infections to 36,124. Including the recovered cases to 35,389.

In its latest COVID-19 updates, the National Control Centre has indicated no new deaths and delta cases in the same period, while   maintaining the same death toll  at  589 and Delta cases   at 627.

– NCD – 9380 cases, 9207 recoveries, 102 deaths, 196 delta cases

– Western  – 3610 cases, 3577 recoveries, 33 deaths,43 delta cases;

– Western Highlands  – 2724 cases, 2640 recoveries, 79 deaths, four delta cases;

– Morobe  – 2491 cases,2442 recoveries, 47 deaths, 79 delta cases;

– East New Britain – 2196 cases, 2163 recoveries, 27 deaths, 28 delta cases;

– Eastern Highlands – 2156 cases, 2065 recoveries, 90 deaths, 22 delta cases;

– Madang – 1268 cases, 1238 recoveries, 29 deaths, four delta cases;

– West New Britain  – 1227 cases, 1221 recoveries, six deaths, 32 delta cases;

– Milne Bay – 1213 cases, 1207 recoveries, five deaths, three delta cases;

– Chimbu – 1058 cases, 1047 recoveries, 11 deaths, 14 delta cases;

– Enga – 1048 cases, 1040 recoveries, seven deaths, four delta cases;

– Southern Highlands – 1039 cases, 986 recoveries, 53 deaths, 28 delta cases;

–  Autonomous Region of Bougainville – 921 cases, 890 recoveries, 17 deaths,15  delta cases;

–  Central  – 826 cases, 817 recoveries, two deaths, seven delta cases;

– New Ireland  – 820 cases, 790 recoveries, 11 deaths, 11 delta cases;

– West Sepik  – 775 cases, 762 recoveries, 13 deaths, 67 delta cases;

– Hela –  761 cases, 754 recoveries, six deaths, 31 delta cases;

– East Sepik  – 688 cases, 680 recoveries, eight deaths, 16 delta cases;

– Manus –  639 cases, 627 recoveries, 11 deaths, 11 delta cases;

– Gulf – 485 cases, 478 recoveries, 10 delta cases;

– Jiwaka  – 421 cases, 392 recoveries, 29 deaths, two delta cases;

– Northern  – 378 cases, 366 recoveries, three deaths.

The number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the  same reporting period is 273,558.

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