Six new cases of COVID-19 recorded in PNG

Tuesday 14 December 2021

The country  reported six new cases of Coronavirus on Monday 13 December,  bringing the total  cases to 35,962 and recovered cases to 35,121.

A COVID-19 update from the National Control Centre has further reported  the total deaths have increased to 587, while  the  Delta cases have risen  to 599.

Two of the cases were reported in Enga, and one each in National Capital District, Morobe, Southern Highlands and Western Highlands.

In the same period, a total of 379,272 vaccine doses have been administered, while 283,557 persons have at least received one dose, with 219,638 people having  fully vaccinated.

A total number of tests conducted so far has reached 265,090.

The update has also highlighted  the Covid-19 summary statistics for the 22 provinces, as shown:

  • NCD – 9308 cases, 9167 recoveries, 102 deaths, 196 delta cases;
  • Western – 3610 cases, 3577 recoveries, 33 deaths, 43 delta cases;
  • Western Highlands – 2722 cases, 2634 recoveries, 79 deaths, four delta cases;
  • Morobe – 2490 cases, 2442 recoveries, 47 deaths, 79 delta cases;
  • East New Britain – 2192 cases, 2101 recoveries, 27 deaths, 28 delta cases;
  • Eastern Highlands – 2155 cases, 2064 recoveries, 90 deaths, 22 delta cases;
  • Madang – 1267 cases, 1233 recoveries, 29 deaths, four delta cases;
  • West New Britain  – 1227 cases, 1221 recoveries, six deaths, 32 delta cases;
  • Milne Bay  – 1212 cases, 1195 recoveries, five deaths, three delta cases;
  • Chimbu – 1058 cases, 1047 recoveries, 11 deaths, 14 delta cases;
  • Enga  – 1046 cases, 1036 recoveries, seven deaths, four delta cases;
  • Southern Highlands  – 1039 cases, 975 recoveries, 53 deaths;
  • Autonomous Region of Bougainville – 905 cases, 829 recoveries, 15 deaths, 15 delta cases;
  • Central – 820 cases, 811 recoveries, two deaths, seven delta cases;
  • New Ireland  – 801 cases, 769 recoveries, 11 deaths, 11 delta cases;
  • West Sepik  – 774 cases, 761 recoveries, 13 deaths, 67 delta cases;
  • Hela – 760 cases, 746 recoveries, six deaths, 31 delta cases;
  • East Sepik –  688 cases, 679 recoveries, eight deaths, 16 delta cases;
  • Manus  – 626 cases, 614 recoveries, 11 deaths, 11 delta cases;
  • Gulf – 475 cases, 470 recoveries, 10 delta cases;
  • Jiwaka – 421 cases, 389 recoveries, 29 deaths, two delta cases;
  • Northern –  366 cases, 363 recoveries, three deaths.
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