7,364 people have recovered from COVID-19

The National Controller Center (NCC), as of 12 midday Monday April 19, released   figures on the total  number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19. There were  7,364 people from the 9,952 positive cases who  have recovered from COVID-19 since March 2020. A total of 91 people have died from COVID-19 whilst a further 2,497

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PNG receives first batch of COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine from COVAX

Thursday 15 April 2021 Government and people  of Papua New Guinea have expressed their gratitude to donors and partners of  the COVAX Facility for the 132,000  doses of COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccines, which arrived in the country on Tuesday April 13, 2021, in what is a historic step towards ensuring equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines nationwide.

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UN Coordinator Rampolla calls on partners to continue support for COVAX

Thursday 15 April 2021 The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Papua New Guinea, Mr  Gianluca Rampolla, has appealed to   partners to continue providing support to and through  COVAX,  to  ensure vaccines are made available in a timely and equitable manner. Mr Rampolla was speaking during  a celebration  to welcome  the first shipment of     AstraZeneca vaccines

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PNG records 155 new COVID-19 cases total cases at 9,343

Thursday 15  April 2021 Papua New Guinea has recorded 155 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Thursday April 15, increasing the total number of cases to 9,343. Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning, said the cases were reported in 14 provinces, which included, National Capital District with 107

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Minister Eoe expresses gratitude to friends of PNG for supporting the fight against Covid-19

Minister for  Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Hon. Soroi Eoe has expressed his gratitude on behalf  of the government, to friends  and development partners  of Papua New Guinea,  for their continuous  and selfless  support  in   the  fight against  Covid-19 pandemic in the country. He paid tribute to  various governments , represented by their respective embassies

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2 new COVID-19 deaths : PNG total deaths at 71

The National Control Centre has reported two new Covid-19 deaths in the  last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Tuesday April 13, increasing   the  country’s death toll to 71. Commissioner of Police and Controller of the National Pandemic, David Manning, said both deaths  were men, with ages   50 and 70, years  from the Jiwaka province.

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