West Papua Extends COVID-19 Emergency Status by Another Month

Papua New Guinea: The West Papua provincial government extended its emergency status over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak by another month, as the region prepares to later enact a new normal policy. The governement have coined this as, the adaptation of ‘new living’.During the extension, from June 14 to July 14, the provincial task force for COVID-19 handling will be optimizing some preparations on the new normal protocols, such as conducting research and mapping as well as establishing quarantine facilities along with other healthcare services.

Source: Antara News.com

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