German Emergency Medical Team deploys at Nonga Base Hospital

 Thursday  25  November, 2021 A GERMAN medical team is helping out at the Nonga Base Hospital in Kokopo, East New Britain, and will be there for three weeks. The team is one of the four Emergency Medical Teams to have responded to Papua New Guinea Government’s request to help in the COVID-19 response. CADUS Emergency

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Dr Daoni urges people to go for vaccination to protect themselves against COVID-19

Thursday  25 November, 2021 Deputy Controller of the National Pandemic, Dr Esorom Daoni, has repeatedly urged people to  get vaccinated  to protect them against COVID-19. His remarks  followed  the  drop in   numbers of people going for vaccination in    November, compared to  an increase in the   number of people going for vaccination in  the month of

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139 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in PNG

Thursday 25 November 2021 The  Covid-19 updates  from the National Control Centre has  confirmed 139  new cases in the last 24 hours, ending  Wednesday, 24 November 2021, increasing the total cases to 34,846. The new cases were recorded in nine provinces, with  Chimbu, reporting the highest with (58),  East New Britain (33), Autonomous Region of

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Number of Coronavirus cases increases

Wednesday 24 November 2021 The National Control Centre has reported 102  locally transmitted cases of  Coronavirus  on Tuesday 23 November, bringing the total infections to 34,707. The highest number of cases was recorded in Manus (27), followed by  East New Britain (21), Southern Highlands (14), National Capital District, Western Highlands (10 each), Hela, Jiwaka, Madang,

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COVID updates: PNG records 133 new cases of coronavirus

Tuesday 23 November 2021 Papua New Guinea recorded 133 new cases of coronavirus  in the last 24 hours, ending  Monday 22 November 2021, increasing  total infections to 34,605. The death toll remains at 529 in the last 24 hours, while  the number of recovered  people    has reached 32,938. The National Control Centre, in its  latest

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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

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Dr Daoni appeals to people not to spread COVID-19 in villages

 Monday 22 November 2021 “Please Don’t Take COVID-19 to your village!” This is a plea from the Deputy Controller of the National Pandemic Response Dr Daoni Esorom to those planning to go to their home villages for Christmas holidays. Dr Daoni said COVID-19 is now affecting all provinces, but it is still mostly seen in

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Daoni: National Control Centre to validate all incoming COVID-19 rapid test kits

Monday 22 November 2021 DEPUTY Controller of the National Pandemic Response Dr Daoni Esorom says rapid test kits for coronavirus  (COVID-19) being brought into the country must be validated by the National Control Centre. “I have a concern that too many organisations and (private) companies are bringing rapid test kits. It’s becoming a concern because

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