Total COVID-19 cases in PNG rise to 17,807

Tuesday 10 August 2021

The National Control Centre has detected  one new COVID-19 case in  Hela Province  in the last 24 hours, ending 12 midday on Tuesday August 10, increasing the total number of cases to 17,807.

A 47-year-old male  is the latest positive case, which  brings the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Hela to 189 and two deaths.

Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning confirms the country’s COVID-19 cases now stand  at 17,807 with 192 known deaths.

 The total cumulative recoveries is 17,491 while  149,693 people have tested for COVID-19 to date.

All 22 provinces including the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB) have reported cases.

Globally, the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 204,113,736 including 530,264 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll stands at 4,315,820 including 8,059 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

(PNG COVID-19 statistics as of Tuesday 10th August 2021.)

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