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 Capital District (NCD) (23), Madang (21), East New Britain (19), Eastern Highlands, Southern Highlands and Autonomous Region of Bougainville (seven each), Central ( four), Morobe, Gulf, and Western Highlands ( two each) Western, Chimbu, and  New Ireland (one each).

Two deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours while delta cases increased to 298.

Cumulative cases  reported throughout the 22 provinces are as follows:

  • NCD – 8676 cases, 8000 recoveries, 102 deaths, 73 delta cases;
  • Western -3592 cases, 3546 recoveries, 33 deaths, 31 delta cases;
  • Western Highlands -2618 cases,2407 recoveries, 53 deaths,
  • Morobe – 2439 cases, 2318 recoveries, 16 deaths, 19 delta cases;
  • Eastern Highlands – 1993 cases, 1861 recoveries, 52 deaths, one delta case;
  • East New Britain -1774 cases, 1530 recoveries, 12 deaths, one delta case;
  • Madang – 1199 cases,1007 recoveries, 20 deaths, two delta cases;
  • West New Britain – 1141 cases, 1135 recoveries, six deaths;
  • Enga – 1007 cases, 992 recoveries, three deaths;
  • Milne Bay – 987 cases, 885 recoveries, five deaths;
  • Southern Highlands – 825, 668 recoveries, three deaths;
  • Chimbu – 809 cases, 792 recoveries, 10 deaths, one delta case;
  • West Sepik – 753 cases,728 recoveries,  13 deaths, 56 delta cases;
  • Central – 680 cases, 576 recoveries, two deaths, three delta cases;
  • New Ireland – 606 cases, 598 recoveries, five deaths, one delta case;
  • East Sepik – 602 cases, 590 recoveries, eight deaths,
  • Hela -570 cases,  516 recoveries, two deaths, one delta case;
  • Manus – 566 cases, 547 recoveries, three deaths, two delta cases;
  • Autonomous Region of Bougainville -554 cases 485 recoveries, two deaths;
  • Jiwaka – 392 cases, 334 recoveries, 27 deaths;
  • Gulf – 298 cases, 210 recoveries;
  • Northern – 198 cases, 198 recoveries.

Meanwhile, a total  of  181,283  people have been  fully vaccinated while 254,708 persons have at least received one dose as  at  7 November 2021.

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