NCC Surveillance releases updates on Covid-19

Monday 18  October 2021

The National Control Centre  has released statistics  on COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending,  Monday 18 October 2021.

From the statistics, the country’s total  number  of cumulative cases has reached 25,356, while   the recovered cases now   stand at 22,142.

The total known deaths has also increased to 312 with three new deaths  being reported today.

There has been 288 new cases reported in the last 24 hours.

Meantime, the total number of  cumulative Delta variant cases is 191 with no new cases reported in the last 24 hours.

NCC has also reported  that  seven provinces are in the high risk zone of Covid-19 transmission and they include: Enga, Madang, Morobe, Southern Highlands, Hela, Jiwaka, Eastern Highlands, Central, Northern and Milne Bay.

The statistics have also shown the total number of  Covid-19 cases, deaths and recoveries in the 22  provinces:

-National Capital District 6854 cases,  99 deaths; recoveries 5567, delta variant   73;

-Central, 457 cases,  2 deaths,  recoveries 307 and delta cases 3;

– Milne Bay, 352 cases, deaths 5,  recoveries 267;

-Gulf  139  cases, 134 recoveries;

-Western, 3557 cases, 9 deaths,  recoveries 3456 , 31 Delta variant;

-Northern 197 cases,  recoveries 197;

-Morobe 1848 cases, 14  deaths,  recoveries 1624, delta cases 19;

-Madang 727 cases,  7 deaths,  delta 2, recoveries 615;

-East Sepik 351 cases, 7  deaths, recoveries 330;

– West Sepik 711 cases, 12 deaths, recoveries 686, delta cases 56;

-Western Highlands, 2215 cases, 26 deaths, recoveries 1496;

– Southern Highlands, 452 cases,3  deaths,  recoveries 304;

-Eastern Highlands, 1601 cases, 49  deaths, recoveries 1273, delta case 1;

-Chimbu, 453 cases, 9 deaths recoveries 412, delta case 1;

– Jiwaka, 289 cases,  17 deaths, recoveries 211;

– Hela,  317 cases, 2  deaths,  recoveries 287, delta case 1;

-Enga 737 cases,  3 deaths,  recoveries 605;

-Autonomous Region of Bougainville, 458 cases, 2  deaths,  recoveries 450;

– New Ireland, 600 infections, 4 deaths, recoveries 593

-East New Britain, 1368 cases,  10 deaths;  recoveries 1293;

– West New Britain 1141 cases,6  deaths;  recoveries 1071; 

-Manus, 532 cases,  3 deaths,  recoveries 524,  delta case 1.

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