89 new cases Covid-19 , one death reported

Tuesday 30 November 2021 The National Control Centre has reported 89 new cases of Coronavirus including one death in the last 24 hours ending Monday, 29 November 2021, increasing the infections  to 35,179 and the death toll to 546. The new cases were reported in five provinces, with Central recording the highest number of cases

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PNG’s COVID-19 case count increases to 35,090

Monday 29 November 2021 Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 case count has increased to 35,090 following 61 new cases reported  in the last 24 hours ending Sunday 28 November 2021. A COVID-19 update from the National Control Centre   highlighted that the new cases were reported in  the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (22),  Central (13), National Capital

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Ban on gathering of more than 20 persons still in place

Friday 26 November 2021 Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response, David Manning, has  clarified that the  Directive  issued in September this year,   banning  gatherings of more than 20  persons,  is still  valid.   Mr Manning has directed that events/gatherings, inclusive of social (clubbing/bar activities, dances, dinners, parties, sporting competitions,

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More than 30,000 persons recovered from Covid-19

Sunday 28 November 2021 A total  of 34,484 persons in Papua New Guinea have recovered  from  the  Coronavirus disease, while confirmed cases have increased to 35,029. In its   latest CovID-19  update ending Saturday 27 November 2021, the National Control Centre  further confirmed 83 new  cases in  nine provinces, including two newly reported deaths. Milne Bay

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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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