The female doctor, (name withheld) became the latest death from Daru due to COVID-19, in less than two weeks. This was revealed in a statement released by the Deputy Controller of the Pandemic, Dr. Esorom Daoni on Monday.
The deceased female doctor was medevacked to Port Moresby when she suffered severe distress but sadly she succumbed to the disease. It is reported that Daru Hospital has lost three people to COVID-19 in less than two weeks.
“These are people who are still in their prime age, but that’s what COVID-19 does,” Dr. Daoni said.