Miner is PNG's first Covid-19 case

A 45-YEAR-OLD miner has been confirmed as Papua New Guinea’s first coronavirus infection, and a 14-day state of emergency was announced at the weekend.

Miner is PNG's first Covid-19 case Miner is PNG's first Covid-19 case Miner is PNG's first Covid-19 case Miner is PNG's first Covid-19 case Miner is PNG's first Covid-19 case

James Marape

In a news conference streamed by EMTV Online on Friday night, Prime Minister James Marape said the mine worker had travelled to Papua New Guinea from Spain, via Singapore, earlier this month.

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