Lihir COVID-19

Lihir mine confirms one positive case

Newcrest Mining Limited confirmed today that a 30-year-old male tested positive to the Coronavirus.

In a statement released this evening, the National Pandemic Response Deputy Controller Dr Paison Dakulala said he is a mine employee who flew back to work, from Port Moresby on 30th July.

He is one of 26 cases reported today.

This brings the total to 214 confirmed COVID-19 cases in PNG.