PNG registers 95 new cases of Coronavirus

Monday 16  May 2022

Papua New Guinea  registered 95 new cases of COVID-19 as of midday today, (Monday 16 May 2022), increasing  the total number of infections to 44, 276.

The   National Capital District recorded 94 cases , while Central Province reported one case..

According to the National Control Centre,  the  number of  recovered  cases has increased to 43,606  while the  death toll remains  at 651.

There have been no new cases of  the Delta and Omicron variants in the same reporting  period, however their  cases still remain   at  741  and  508 respectively.

In the meantime,     the cumulative  figures for   Covid-19 cases     in   some provinces have  increased  , while others  have  remained  the same, for the past weeks.

– NCD –  12,196 cases, 12,087  recoveries, 102 deaths;

– Western  – 3746 cases, 3712 recoveries, 33 deaths;

– Western Highlands  – 3139 cases, 3057 recoveries, 79 deaths;

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

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

– East New Britain – 2393 cases, 2359 recoveries, 31 deaths;

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

–  Milne Bay – 1585  cases, 1579 recoveries, five deaths;

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

– Central  – 1276  cases, 1270  recoveries, two deaths;

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

– Enga – 1239 cases, 1232 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 –  1074 cases,  1060 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.

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