221 new COVID-19 cases reported: total cases at 13,928

Friday 14 May 2021 Papua New Guinea has recorded 221 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Friday, May 14, increasing the total number of cases to 13,928. The cases were reported in 15 provinces with Western Highlands province reporting the highest  with  49 cases, followed by the National Capital District with 35

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Controller Manning issues 12 new COVID-19 measures effective today

Thursday 13  May 2021 Police Commissioner and PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response Controller David Manning, today issued 12 new measures under the National Pandemic Act 2020 which eases a number of restrictions imposed over the last six weeks to contain the pandemic. Mr Manning said the notable changes are in Control Measure 9 relating to ‘Business

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Churches to re-open followed by easing of COVID-19 control measures for hospitality venues

Thursday 13 May 2021 The PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response Controller and Police Commissioner David Manning, has announced that following broad consultation with churches, community organisations and businesses, a number of COVID-19 Measures are now being further eased. Commissioner Manning said central to the decision to further enable Church congregations to expand, and then the private sector

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PNG records 504 new COVID-19 cases: total cases at 12,997

Monday 10 May 2021 Papua New Guinea has recorded 504 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Monday, May 10, increasing the total number of cases to 12,997. The cases were reported in 19 provinces in which East New Britain reported the highest  with 249 cases. Morobe reported 63 cases, NCD

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Cold chain equipment an essential component to strengthen immunization in provinces

The acting country representative of the World Health Organisation , Anna Maalsen,  says the vaccine refrigerators and cold chain equipment  will help strengthen  routine immunization services in the provinces,  and ensure high quality  vaccines are available  to all and especially to all children.  Ms Maalsen added, “a  functioning cold chain ensures  that vaccines are stored 

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