PNG records one COVID-19 case

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Papua New Guinea recorded one case of Coronavirus on Monday 6 June 2022, increasing the number of cumulative infections to 44,638.

The new case was reported in the National Capital District, while there are currently 33 active cases.

The   National Control Centre, further confirmed that   43,954    people have recovered from the virus, while the death toll has increased to 651.

Its latest report also indicated that the number of   Delta variant cases still remains at 741 while   the   Omicron   cases stand at 508

Meanwhile, the cumulative   Covid-19 statistics for the 22 provinces   are as follows:

– NCD – 12,514 cases, 12400 recoveries, 102 deaths;

– Western – 3746 cases, 3713 recoveries, 33 deaths;

– Western Highlands – 3146 cases, 3065 recoveries, 79 deaths;

– Eastern Highlands – 2745 cases, 2625 recoveries, 120 deaths;

– Morobe – 2606 cases,2554 recoveries, 52 deaths;

– East New Britain – 2396 cases, 2363 recoveries, 31 deaths;

– Madang – 1789 cases, 1756 recoveries, 33 deaths;

–  Milne Bay – 1589 cases, 1583 recoveries, five deaths;

– Southern Highlands – 1304 cases, 1251 recoveries, 53 deaths;

– Central – 1277cases, 1275 recoveries, two deaths;

– Enga – 1268 cases, 1246 recoveries, six deaths;

– West New Britain – 1244 cases, 1237 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 – 1076 cases, 1062 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 – 643 cases, 643 recoveries;

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

 Meanwhile, the World Health Organization has reported    529,410,287 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally, including 6,296,771 deaths.

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