PNG’s Covid-19 Cases reach 31,287

Friday 5   November 2021

The National Control Centre  has released  latest Covid-19 Updates, which indicated  277 new cases were detected in  the last 24 hours ,ending Thursday 4 November 2021, increasing the   number of  infected people  to 31,287.

The   new cases were  spread across 13 provinces,   with the National Capital District (NCD) recording the highest number of  145 cases;, followed by  East New Britain  with 32; Madang 25; Morobe 19; Southern Highlands 11; Western Highlands 11; Central 10; Jiwaka 7;   Hela 6;  Eastern Highlands 4; West Sepik 2; East Sepik 2; and Enga 1.

A total of  28,354 people  have also  recovered from the virus , with 406 known deaths recorded  in the same period.

The COVID-19 updates has also highlighted     cumulative cases including recovered cases  and deaths  throughout the  22 provinces: these are as follows:

  • NCD, 8 550 cases, 7600 recovered cases, 102 deaths, 73 delta cases;
  • Western, 3 591 cases, 3 534 recovered, 33 deaths, 31 delta cases;
  • Western Highlands, 2 559 cases, 2291  recovered, 53 deaths;
  • Morobe, 2 397 cases, 2244 recovered, 16 deaths, 19 delta cases;
  • Eastern Highlands, 1 953 cases, 1777 recovered, 52 deaths, 1 delta case;
  • East New Britain, 1 694 cases, 1 435 recovered, 12 deaths;
  • West New Britain, 1141 cases, 1135 recovered, 6 deaths;
  • Madang, 1141 cases, 916 recovered, 20 deaths, 2 delta cases;
  • Enga, 1002 cases, 968 recovered, 3 deaths;
  • Milne Bay, 934 cases, 752 recovered, 5 deaths;
  • Southern Highlands, 785 cases, 632 recovered, 3 deaths;
  • West Sepik, 743 cases, 721 recovered, 12 deaths, 56 delta cases;
  • Central, 646 cases, 479 recovered, 2 deaths, 3 delta cases;
  • New Ireland, 602 cases, 597 recovered, 5 deaths;
  • East Sepik, 600 cases, 536 recovered, 8 deaths;
  • Chimbu, 575 cases, 557 recovered, 10 deaths, 1 delta case;
  • Manus, 551 cases, 533 recovered, 3 deaths, 1 delta case;
  • Autonomous Region of Bougainville, 510 cases, 463 recovered, 2 deaths;
  • Hela, 466 cases, 422 recovered, 2 deaths, 1 delta case;
  • Jiwaka, 380 cases, 306 recovered, 27 deaths;
  • Gulf, 242 cases, 191 recovered;
  • Northern, 198 cases, 197 recovered cases.

According to the statistics, the number of Delta cases still remain at 191.

Meanwhile,  a total of 218,952 Covid-19 tests have been conducted  to date.

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