PNG records one COVID-19 case

Tuesday 7 June 2022 Papua New Guinea recorded one case of Coronavirus on Monday 6 June 2022, increasing the number of cumulative infections to 44,638. The new case was reported in the National Capital District, while there are currently 33 active cases. The   National Control Centre, further confirmed that   43,954    people have recovered from the

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PNG registers 95 new cases of Coronavirus

Monday 16  May 2022 Papua New Guinea  registered 95 new cases of COVID-19 as of midday today, (Monday 16 May 2022), increasing  the total number of infections to 44, 276. The   National Capital District recorded 94 cases , while Central Province reported one case.. According to the National Control Centre,  the  number of  recovered  cases

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Approval given to vaccinate under -18 athletes to compete in international events

Wednesday 12 May 2022 Papua New Guinean athletes under the age of 18 are now able to compete in major international sporting events after Minister for HIV/Aids, Hon. Jelta Wong,  approved a special permit for their COVID-19 vaccinations.  Minister Wong said that  following consultations between the government, medical partners and the PNG Olympic Committee, approval

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Controller Manning issues new pandemic measure 11 on price controls

Monday 9  May 2022 Commissioner of  Police and Controller of the PNG National Pandemic Response David Manning issued a new Measure No.11 under the National Pandemic Act 2020 on Price Controls. Under the new Measure No 11: 1. Subject to Paragraph 3, businesses shall not, at wholesale or retail, increase the prices of goods listed in

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Controller Manning issues new pandemic measure 12 on suspension of Torres Strait traditional border crossing

Thursday 5 May 2022 Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG National Pandemic Response David Manning issued a new Measure No.12 under the National Pandemic Act 2020 on the suspension of Torres Strait traditional border crossing. Under the new Measure No 12: 1. The traditional border crossing arrangements established under the Torres Strait Treaty

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PNG reports no new cases of COVID-19

Tuesday  10 May 2022 Papua New Guinea has  recorded  no  new cases of  COVID-19 Centre  in the last 24 hours ending    midday today (10 May 2022). However,  the  number of  cumulative cases has increased to 43, 839 while 43,189 persons have   recovered  from the virus.. In its latest COVID-19 updates, the    National Control Centre, has  also

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No new cases of COVID-19 recorded on 30 April, 1 May

Monday 2 May 2022 No new cases of COVID-19 were  reported  in the last 24 hours ending   30 April and 1 May 2022,  in Papua New Guinea, however 36 cases were diagnosed in the last 14 days. In the meantime,  the  number of  cumulative cases has increased to 43, 817 while the recovered cases  have

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Controller Manning issues new Pandemic Measure No.2 on International Travel

Wednesday 27 April 2022 The Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG National Pandemic Response David Manning today revoked previous Measure No.2 issued under the National Pandemic Act 2021 and replaced it with a new measure which became effective on April 27, 2022. Under the new Measure No 2 on International Travel: 1. No person,

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