Deputy State of Emergency Controller Dr Paisen Dakulala yesterday gave a full update of the contact tracing and testing of persons of interest, in the four provinces where COVID-19 positive cases were detected.
Dakulala also said in the COVID-19 updates yesterday that PNG was fortunate that confirmed patients have been recovering from the virus, just at the mild stage.
Deputy State of Emergency Controller Dr Paison Dakulala yesterday gave an overall update of COVID-19 cases and the contact tracing taking place across the four provinces, which are NCD, Western Province, Eastern Highlands and East New Britain.
Dr Dakulala said that the country is anticipating more COVID-19 cases in the future but the Deputy SOE Controller says they are yet to establish a reason why only an isolated number of cases are being confirmed and keep on recovering from the mild state of COVID-19
He said that the front line workers and the citizens of Papua New Guinea should remain vigilant, in the fight against COVID-19.
By Fidelis Sukina, EMTV News, Port Moresby