PNG’s Covid-19 cases increase to 34,309

Saturday 20 November 2021 The country’s COVID-19 case count  has reached  34,309  while  death toll increased to 486, as of Friday 19 November 2021. Latest statistics  from the National Control Centre’s  has also  revealed  there were 287  new confirmed   Covid-19 cases  detected in 13 provinces, of which, Northern recorded the highest with (102), followed by

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POMGEN to produce oxygen to meet rising demand

Tuesday 16 November  2021 Papua New Guinea now has an operating Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Plant at the Port Moresby General Hospital (PMGH) that will allow for oxygen to be produced safely on site at medical quality standards with a higher production capacity.  The plant was officially commissioned yesterday, Monday, 15 November, 2021, and 

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Cumulative Covid-19 cases reach 33,337

Thursday 18 November 2021 The National Control Centre has released a COVID-19   update  which saw a  total of 33,337  confirmed  cases in the country. The COVID-19  surveillance update  which was released on  Tuesday 16 November, also reported  283 new cases that were detected in 15 provinces. From that figure, New Ireland recorded the highest  number

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Over 300,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered so far.

Friday 12  November 2021 A total of 342,995  COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered  in the country  as  of  Wednesday 10  November 2021. Of that figure, 222, 615 of AstraZeneca  doses were administered, 102, 294  doses of Johnson & Johnson, while  17,786 doses of Sinopharm  were applied. In the  same period, a total of  259,363 

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NCC records 209 new COVID-19 cases

Friday 12 November 2021 The National Control Centre  today recorded 209 new COVID-19 cases, increasing the total cumulative cases to 32,830 The new cases were reported in East New Britain (55), Autonomous Region of Bougainville (26), National Capital District (NCD) (25), West New Britain (22), Madang (21), Enga (10), Morobe (eight), Central (eight), Manus (six),

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PNG has 32, 279 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Wednesday 10 November 2021 Papua New Guinea  has 32,279 confirmed COVID-19 cases and  415 virus related deaths as  of Tuesday 9 November 2021. In the same reporting period, a total of 29,923 people have recovered from COVID-19. Latest  updates  from the National Control Center also   reveals there were   106  new cases reported in  the National

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High demand for oxygen in health facilities

Monday 8 November 2021 The consumption of medical oxygen in hospitals around the country has risen since the rise of COVID-19 cases in the country, especially in the high risk provinces including the National Capital District. Health authorities are now calling on everyone to adhere to the non-pharmaceutical measures to help prevent further spread of

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PNG records 192 new Covid-19 cases, death toll 407

Saturday 6 November 2021 Papua New Guinea  recorded 192 new COVID-19 cases, in the last 24 hours ending Friday 5 November 2021,  increasing the total infections  to 31,479. The  national death toll  stands at   407. The new cases were recorded in  Morobe (40); Gulf (35); Western Highlands (24); National Capital District (22); Southern Highlands (17);

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