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); Madang (16); West Sepik (10);  Eastern Highlands (10);Central (eight); Chimbu (three); Jiwaka (two); Hela, Enga, Autonomous Regio of Bougainville and New Ireland reported one case each.

Statistics for the cumulative COVID-19  cases for the 22 provinces are as follows:

  • NCD – 8572 cases, 7713 recoveries, 102 deaths, 73 delta cases;
  • Western – 3591 cases, 3536 recoveries, 33 deaths, 31 delta cases;
  • Western Highlands -2583 cases, 2331 recoveries, 53 deaths;
  • Morobe -2437 cases, 2276 recoveries, 16 deaths, 19 delta cases;
  • Eastern Highlands – 1963 cases, 1809 recoveries, 52 deaths, 1 delta case;
  • East  New Britain- 1694 cases, 1458 recoveries, 12  deaths;
  • Madang- 1157 cases, 949 recoveries, 20 deaths, 2 delta cases;
  • West New Britain -1141 cases, 1135 recoveries, 6 deaths;
  • Enga – 1003 cases, 976 recoveries, 3 deaths;
  • Milne Bay- 935 cases, 782 recoveries, 5 deaths;
  • Southern Highlands- 802 cases, 658 recoveries, 3 deaths;
  • West Sepik- 753 cases, 721 recoveries, 12 deaths, 56 delta cases;
  • Central – 664 cases, 544 recoveries, 2 deaths, 3 delta cases;
  • New Ireland – 605 cases, 597 recoveries, 5 deaths;
  • East Sepik – 602 cases, 587 recoveries, 8 deaths;
  • Chimbu – 578 cases, 562 recoveries, 10 deaths, 1 delta case;
  • Manus -551 cases, 534 recoveries, 3 deaths, 1 delta case;
  • Autonomous Region of Bougainville – 511 cases, 469 recoveries, 2 deaths;
  • Hela – 473 cases, 426 recoveries, 2 deaths, 1 delta case;
  • Jiwaka – 389 cases, 318 recoveries, 27 deaths;
  • Gulf – 277 cases, 191 recoveries;
  • Northern – 198 cases, 197 recoveries.

The latest  figures released  by the National Control Centre  have  also indicated that  the total number of people who have recovered from Covid-19  stand at 28 749 whilst the Delta cases remain at 191.

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