PM Marape: Government committed to better voting process in 2022

Thursday  29 April  2021 The  Government is committed to creating a better voting process for the 2022 General Election amidst COVID-19, including biometric voter registration. Prime Minister James Marape  announced this at a press conference today after a meeting with Governors, Ministers, Members of Parliament  Acting Electoral Commissioner Simon Sinai, National Pandemic Response Controller David

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Government to support provinces with COVID-19 response plans

Thursday 29 April 2021 The national government    will  support provinces with   their provincial plans  in response  to addressing Covid-19 issue,   in as far as both  the non-clinical as well as the clinical  side of things is concerned,  to stop  the spread of Covid- 19. Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape, made these remarks,  during  a  press

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Controller bans all passengers from India

Friday 30 April 2021 The Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response David Manning has issued a Directive, banning   all passengers coming out from India effective today. The directive was made in the wake of the second wave of COVID-19 in India and the emergence of the Indian Variant of COVID-19.

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3,000 people vaccinated in NCD as of Wednesday April 28

Friday 30 April 2021 More than 3,000 people in the National Capital District have been vaccinated from the 8,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, donated by the Australian Government , as of Wednesday 28 April. Those vaccinated so far were frontline and health care workers involved in PNG’s COVID-19 pandemic response. Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National

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PNG records 82 new COVID-19 cases increasing total to 10,997

Tuesday 27  April 2021 Papua New Guinea has recorded 82 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Tuesday April 27, increasing the total number of cases to 10,997. The cases were reported from 14 districts in nine provinces:  they include, the National Capital District  with  21 cases, Eastern Highlands 22, Western

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Nation’s COVID-19 death toll increases to 107: cases at 10,915

The National Control Centre today released figures on  the number of  COVID-19 deaths and  positive  cases  for   Papua New Guinea  in the last 24 hours, ending 12 midday on Monday April 26. The deaths were reported in Morobe and the National Capital District, with Morobe confirming one  death  in  a 53  year  old female whilst

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Manning reminds schools and institutions to strictly comply with measures in the New Normal

Police Commissioner and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response David Manning has urged schools and institutions throughout the country to strictly comply with measures in the New Normal or “Niupela Pasin ”.   Mr Manning reminded teachers in respective schools and institutions throughout the country to enforce compliance procedures under the New Normal.

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PNG’s COVID-19 death toll at 105: cases reach 10,835

The National Control Centre has released figures   of COVID-19 new cases and deaths for Papua New Guinea  in the last 24 hours, ending Sunday, 25 April 2021. The  166 new  cases were reported  in 23 districts in 14 provinces, increasing the national confirmed COVID-19 cases to 10,835, while  in the same period, three deaths were

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