No new cases of COVID-19 recorded on 30 April, 1 May

Monday 2 May 2022

No new cases of COVID-19 were  reported  in the last 24 hours ending   30 April and 1 May 2022,  in Papua New Guinea, however 36 cases were diagnosed in the last 14 days.

In the meantime,  the  number of  cumulative cases has increased to 43, 817 while the recovered cases  have risen to 43,132..

In its latest COVID-19 updates, the    National Control Centre, has  also confirmed   650 deaths while the  Delta variant cases  remain at  741 with  omicron variant cases increasing to 508.

The   following cumulative   Covid-19  statistics for the 22 provinces do  not include the delta and omicron variant cases:

– NCD –  11768 cases, 11655  recoveries, 102 deaths;

– Western  – 3745 cases, 3712 recoveries, 33 deaths;

– Western Highlands  – 3134 cases, 3055 recoveries, 79 deaths;

– Eastern Highlands – 2743  cases, 2622 recoveries, 120 deaths;

– Morobe  – 2605  cases,2554 recoveries, 51 deaths;

– East New Britain – 2390 cases, 2359 recoveries, 31 deaths;

– Madang – 1787 cases, 1754  recoveries, 31 deaths;

–  Milne Bay – 1575 cases, 1570 recoveries, five deaths;

– Southern Highlands – 1303  cases, 1240 recoveries, 53 deaths;

– Central  – 1272 cases, 1267  recoveries, two deaths;

– West New Britain  – 1244 cases, 1238 recoveries, six deaths;

– Enga – 1239 cases, 1222 recoveries, seven deaths;

–  Autonomous Region of Bougainville – 1201 cases, 1182 recoveries, 19 deaths;

– New Ireland  – 1188 cases, 1175 recoveries, 13 deaths;

– Chimbu – 1183 cases, 1169 recoveries, 14 deaths;

– Hela –  1072 cases,  1058 recoveries, 14  deaths;

– Manus –  904 cases, 893  recoveries, 11 deaths;

– West Sepik  – 881  cases, 868 recoveries, 13 deaths;

– East Sepik  – 758 cases, 750 recoveries, eight deaths;

– Northern  – 657  cases, 651  recoveries, six deaths;

– Gulf – 645 cases, 645 recoveries;

– Jiwaka  – 523 cases, 493 recoveries, 30 deaths.

Meanwhile, as of 29 April 2022,  there have been 510,270,667  confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally  including 6,233,526 deaths.

In the same period ,  there were  54,368,755   cases of Covid-19  reported  in the Western Pacific region, of which Papua New Guinea is a part.

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