67 new active Delta variant cases have just been confirmed from 6 different provinces throughout PNG.
23 Delta variant cases here in NCD, 35 in West Sepik, 4 in Central, 2 in Milne Bay and Morobe respectively and 1 in Hela province.
2 Delta variant related deaths have also been announced in Western Highlands over the last 24 hours.
Below update on 67 new Delta variant cases bringing cumulative total to 97.
REPORT NEW DELTA VARIANT CASES
Previous Known Delta cases 30
Newly reported cases 67
98% locally acquired transmission
X1 imported cases detected in Central Province
|Central||4||X3 Local X1 Imported|
Data shows that there has being ongoing transmission in August 2021 to the earlier weeks of September 2021. On the 17th of August 2021 the one delta case from Central province was an imported case from the Philippines, Central Province also began detecting Delta cases first and second week of September 2021. Morobe and Miline Bay began detecting cases 1st week of September. NCD is observed to experiencing a delta surge beginning in late August into September.
|Distribution of the newly 67 detected Delta cases.|
|Age Category||Counts %|
|19 to 30||14 20.90|
|31 to 40||17 25.37|
|41 to 50||15 22.39|
|> 50||16 23.88|
|Not Specified||2 2.99|
|Exon Plant site||1||1.49|
|Oil Search Moro||1||1.49|
The data is suggestive of in country Delta transmission. Out of 67 cases 98% of the cases are locally acquired transmissions
The 67 cases are from 21 days ago which mean these Delta cases are still classified as Active cases
Total Cumulative cases: 97 cases
Total Delta cases in 24 hrs: NR Total Deaths in 24 hrs: NR
*Detailed analysis will be provided upon receiving CIF’s from CPHL by tomorrow