Covid-19 cases. PNG

Two new covid-19 cases in PNG capital

It brings to PNG's total number of confirmed cases to 583.

According to the office of PNG's pandemic response controller, one of the new cases is a 34-year-old expatriate who arrived in the country earlier this month.

His symptoms became apparent while in hotel quarantine. The man was immediately isolated in a health facility as soon as his test result came back positive.

The second case is a 21-year-old male who was experiencing cough, fever, headache and loss of taste at the time of testing. He is a contact of a known positive case.