Controller issues new travel directive to airline operators

The Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response Mr David Manning today issued directions for air service providers permitting two groups of people to travel. This includes students returning to their usual place of residence or returning to their education institution and persons returning to their usual place of residence.

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219 new COVID-19 cases recorded increasing PNG’s total to 8,821

Papua New Guinea recorded 219 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Monday April 12, increasing the total number of COVID-19 cases for the country to 8,821. Globally, the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 134,957,752 including 646,863 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The global death toll

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Controller issues new travel directive to airline operators

Tuesday 13 April 2021 The Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response Mr David Manning today issued directions for air service providers permitting two groups of people to travel. This includes students returning to their usual place of residence or returning to their education institution and persons returning to their usual

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Papua New Guinea receives first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines

The first batch of 132,000 vaccines, facilitated through the COVAX facility,  arrived in Port Moresby this morning on  board Air Niugini’s flight from Singapore.  UNICEF had  facilitated the procurement of the vaccines from the Serum Institute of India and  were shipped to PNG from India in preparation for the Government’s National Vaccine roll-out programme. This

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Schools to resume on April 19 under strict COVID-19 protocols

  Police Commissioner and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response David Manning today announced that all primary and secondary schools within Papua New Guinea are to resume classes on Monday 19  April, 2021. He directed that all schools are to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 measures and embrace the “Niupela Pasin” going forward.

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PNG’s COVID-19 Death Toll to 69

One new COVID-19 death was reported in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Sunday April 11, increasing the death toll   to 69. The  60 year old male  was detected  of Covid-19  in Jiwaka  but died  in the Western Highlands province on  April 11, increasing  the number of deaths  for Jiwaka,   to two. Meanwhile,

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100 new COVID-19 cases reported increasing total number of cases to 8,442

Papua New Guinea recorded 100 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Saturday April 10, increasing the total number of cases to 8,442. The country’s COVID-19 related death toll remains at 68. Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning,  said  seven provinces recorded new COVID-19 cases on Friday April

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