Papua New Guinea reports six Covid deaths, 368 new positive cases

Port Moresby -- The Papua New Guinea government on Monday reported six Covid-19 related deaths and 368 new positive cases, increasing the total number of cases in PNG to 7,406.

According to a press release from the PNG government, the most recent deaths were recorded in the National Capital District, New Ireland and Morobe provinces.

The ages of the fatalities ranged from 28 to 70.

The Northern Province reported its first three cases of Covid-19, aged 37 to 60. Two cases were asymptomatic while one was showing symptoms of Covid-19 at the time of testing.