11 new COVID-19 infections recorded

Monday 3 January 2022 Papua New Guinea recorded 11 COVID-19 infections on Friday 31 December 2021, increasing the total confirmed cases to 36,190. A latest COVID-19 update  from the  National Control Centre  confirmed the new cases were recorded in  Northern (seven),  East New Britain (two),Central and Western Highlands (one case each). From the same report, 

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Four Provinces registered new cases of COVID-19

Friday 31 December 2021 Twenty-One new cases of COVID-19  were registered in four provinces  as of  Wednesday 29 December 2021, raising the total infections in the country  to 36,158. The National Control Centre’s latest report confirmed the new cases in National Capital District (five), Northern (eight), East New Britain and New Ireland (four cases each).

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Country reports seven new cases of Coronavirus

Thursday 30  December 2021 Papua New Guinea reported seven new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours ending Tuesday 28 December 2021, bringing the total confirmed cases since the outbreak  to 36,137. In its latest Covid-19 updates, the National Control Centre confirmed  the seven new cases  were being detected in the Gulf province. There

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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

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17 new cases of COVID-19 reported

Friday 24  December 2021 The National Control Centre  reported 17 new cases of Coronavirus in the last 24 hours ending Thursday 23 December 2021 increasing Papua New Guinea’s cumulative infections to 36,110, including 35,374  recovered cases. Of the new cases, Gulf reported (nine), New Ireland, and Central (three each), Madang,  and Manus, (one case each).

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Dr Daoni highlights statistics on COVID-19

Thursday 23 December 2021 A total of 36,080 cases of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19)  have been confirmed since the outbreak of the infections in Papua New Guinea. In his weekly virtual media briefing today, Deputy Controller of the National Pandemic Response, Dr Esorom Daoni, provided a summary of the  COVID-19 statistics in country,  as well as 

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PM – COVID -19 among health challenges in 2021

Thursday 23 December 2021 Prime Minister, James Marape has highlighted one of the many challenges faced by the Government in 2021,  is  that of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In his Christmas Message to the nation, Mr Marape reflected on the challenges faced  by the country, in  which, the COVID-19 pandemic  is among those  , which

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Infection Control and Prevention being addressed at top level

Wednesday 22 December, 2021 INFECTION Prevention and Control (IPC) is basically all activities in health care facilities that are done to protect health care workers, patients and care-givers from acquiring infections. It is basic standard that should be present in all health facilities and it is the cornerstone in the COVID-19 response. IPC practices in PNG

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