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A cumulative total of 55 new COVID-19 cases have just been confirmed! The cases reported are 15 in NCD, 3 in WHP, 2 in East Sepik & 1 in Central for Monday’s 21 confirmed cases. Another 34 new cases today have 23 in Western, 10 in NCD, and 1 in New Ireland. In NCD, 15 cases were reported on Monday of which nine were males and six were females between the ages of nine to 68 years old. Eleven of the 15 cases were showing symptoms of COVID-19 whilst four were asymptomatic at the time of testing.   Three cases…

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This just in, a cumulative total of 55 new COVID-19 cases have just been confirmed! The cases reported are 15 in NCD, 3 in WHP, 2 in East Sepik & 1 in Central for Monday’s confirmed cases. Today’s cases have 23 in Western, 10 in NCD, and 1 in New Ireland. This now brings the total number of COVID-19 cases for PNG to 1111 confirmed cases. Continue to practice COVID-19 safety protocols and keep listening to the news on this station & follow our news website: pnghausbung.com for more on this story.

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Health Minister Wong Slams Crazy and Reckless COVID-19 Fake News – Commits to Taking first Vaccine alongside PM Marape The Minister for Health, Jelta Wong, MP, has called on all leaders in politics, the public service, business, academia and the broader community to exercise extreme caution and not spread false information on COVID-19. Jelta Wong said Papua New Guinea is now in a critical phase where COVID-19 will either be contained and managed, or negligence and misinformation will cause increased sickness and deaths. “More than two million people have died from COVID-19 around the world, while at the same time…

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Gordons Police Station in Port Moresby was forced to shut down operations this morning after an officer was tested positive for COVID-19. ACP NCD/Central Anthony Wagambie Jnr confirmed that the station was temporarily closed this morning, under Covid-19 protocols and about 30 other police personnel and 15 detainees from the station immediately sent for testing at the Rita Flynn courts. “I have liaised with Assistant Commissioner Logistics at Police Headquarters who has arranged for a contractor to go to Gordon’s Police Station to have it sanitized and disinfected before the station can reopen,” said Wagambie Jnr. “I went to Rita…

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The National Superannuation Fund, Nasfund, would like to advise its membership of the closure of its Port Moresby client service centre, located at NCSL Haus, Douglas Street, next to the American Embassy. From Wednesday February 24th 2021, Nasfund services will only be at the Waigani, and Boroko client service centres respectively. In announcing this, Nasfund Chief Officer Member Services Ann Wilson is encouraging members to utilize the Fund’s Waigani, and Boroko client service centres. “The closure of our Port Moresby client service centre is temporary, as the Fund begins work on relocating to another location in the Port Moresby Central…

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The 28th SP Sports Awards (SPSA) was launched today in Port Moresby after the event was temporarily suspended in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the annual prestigious awards will recognize sporting achievements from 2019 to 2020 and for the first time ever, the event will be staged virtually on EMTV and via social media. The theme for this year is “Excellence through Adversity.” “2020 was a tough year for many in Papua New Guinea because of COVID-19. South Pacific Brewery was no different as we had to overcome many challenges as well. It was with regret that…

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Newcrest Mining recognises the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on Provincial Health Authorities and their ability to respond to the pandemic, whilst maintaining routine health service delivery. In response, Newcrest has provided the New Ireland, East New Britain, and Morobe Provinces with critical medical equipment. The delivery included items such as thermometers, stethoscopes, and wheelchairs. Acting CEO of the New Ireland Provincial Health Authority, Dr Joachim Taulo thanked Newcrest Mining for continuing to support to the province. “We are better equipped to cope with the pandemic due to the regular deliveries of equipment and medicine from Newcrest, which will benefit the…

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Southern Highlands Province (SHP) is well- known for social and political related issues that are really affecting the livelihood of government workers, general public and gerund public properties at risk. Due to ineffective law & order and judiciary systems in the province, organized criminal activities has been an ongoing issue, despite provincial leaders made several attempts to superscribe. This was highlighted by the SHP Governor William Powi while presenting his 2018 and 2019 outstanding Provincial Services Improvement Program (PSIP) financial reports to the Department of Implementation and Rural Development (DIRD) last week. Mr. Powi stressed that recently organized criminals illegally…

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National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop has welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister James Marape calling for Central Province to work with NCDC for mutual benefit during the launching of the Central Province’s Corporate Plan. “I have always asked for a plan so NCD can work closely with neighbouring provinces for the greater good of our capital city, the Southern Region and for Papua New Guinea.” “I am also ready to support them in any way I can for them to achieve their vision. Prime Minister is right in saying that Central Province has lot of opportunities for being close…

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STOMA care sessions facilitated by the PNG Stoma Association will commence on Wednesday March 3, 2021 at the Christian Women’s Association, 3 mile (behind Paradise Private Hospital). Depending on the attendance and the need thereafter, more sessions will be held every first Wednesday of the month up to November. The PNG Stoma Association (PNGSA) is run by Janet Yaki and has been assisting Ostomates since 2011. Janet, an Ostomate herself, saw the need to assist people left with this condition after life-saving surgeries that resulted in parts of their bowels being removed due to diseases such as colon cancer and…

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