Papua New Guinea Covid-19 Update - Total Cases and Deaths

Here is a brief update of Covid-19 cases and deaths in PNG since January 2021. The data is compiled from the Official PNG Govt Covid-19 website. There is an exponential increase in the number of cases in the first quarter of 2021. The deaths are at 1% of the cases recorded. See the table at the end of this post.

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30 March 2021 Covid-19 Update 

PNG has recorded 5,620 Covid-19 cases and 56 known deaths on 30th March 2021. Of the 56 deaths, 

  • 44 in NCD, 
  • 3 in West Sepik,
  • 2 each in WNB, 
  • 2 WHP and 
  • 2 Western Province,
  • 1 Enga,
  • 1 Jiwaka and 
  • 1 Morobe province.


27 February 2021 Covid-19 Update 

PNG reported 47 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday 26 February, increasing the country’s total cases to 1,275 and the total number of deaths from COVID-19 to 13.

The latest cases were reported in 

  • West Sepik, 
  • West New Britain, 
  • East New Britain,
  • Central, East Sepik and in the
  •  National Capital District.


31 January 2021 Covid-19 Update 

As of January 31, there has been 895 COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths reported in PNG. From the period of February 1 to 7, there have been 28 new cases:

  • 15 from WNB, 
  • 7 from Western,
  • 3 from the NCD,
  • 1 from New Ireland, 
  • 1 from Central Province, and 
  • 1 from Madang.

Weekly Updates - April 2021

Confirmed coronavirus cases (as of Monday 1st April 2021) is 6,475 confirmed cases with 60 deaths across the country. 

According to the Official Covid-19 website(covid19.info.gov.pg), the 5 provinces with the highest number of Covid-19 cases are:
  • NCD  – 2, 945
  • Western  –1,472
  • West New Britain – 201
  • West Sepik  – 327
  • Morobe  – 262

Summary table of Cases and Deaths

Here is the data table for the graph. As mentioned, The deaths are at 1% of the cases recorded. See the table below.

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