The Papua New Guinea Port Moresby General Hospital has seen a surge in COVID- 19 cases, with positivity rates at 50 per cent in the past week.
Health Minister Jelta Wong confirmed preliminary reports of an impending surge that took place over the festive period. .
He's reiterated that the best defence against COVID- 19 is to practice the Nuipla Pasin and get vaccinated.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister James Marape also joined his colleague members, Minister Kerenga Kua, Jelta Wong and Governor Allan Bird to receive the COVID- 19 booster and urged everyone to be vaccinated.
NBC News / PNG health watch
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