This news just in! PNG has recorded 9 new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Sunday, May 9, increasing the total number of deaths to 130.
The deaths were reported in three provinces including the National Capital District with three deaths, Western Highlands with five and Eastern Highlands with a single death.
Also as of 12 midday on Sunday, 267 new cases were reported.
So far a total of 104,674 tests have been conducted for COVID-19. The country’s COVID-19 cases now stands at 12,493, 10,833 recoveries have been recorded with 1,530 people still active within the last 14-day period.
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