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Health and Travel Alert: Issuance of Amended COVID-19 Emergency Measures for International and Domestic Travel

Location: Papua New Guinea Event: Issuance of Amended COVID-19 Emergency Measures for International and Domestic Travel U.S. citizens in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are advised that the Office of the Controller issued amended COVID-19 emergency measures related to international and domestic travel. International Travel: In addition to existing protocols for entering PNG, the amended measures ...
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Health and Travel Alert: Update on National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign and Emergency Measures (June 11, 2021)

Location: Papua New Guinea Event: Update on National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign and Emergency Measures U.S. citizens in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are advised that the PNG government is in a new phase of its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Nationally, all persons aged 45 and above, and all adults with comorbidities, are eligible for vaccination—though a number ...
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Health and Travel Alert: Update on Travel and COVID-19 Testing Requirements (June 3, 2021)

Health and Travel Alert: Update on Travel and COVID-19 Testing Requirements Location: Papua New Guinea Event: Update on Travel and COVID-19 Testing Requirements U.S. citizens in Papua New Guinea are advised of the following updates regarding COVID-19 emergency measures, domestic and international travel, and COVID-19 testing requirements. On May 27, 2021, the Office of the ...
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Health and Travel Alert: Updated COVID-19 Emergency Measures (May 14, 2021)

Posted 14 May and updated 1 June to note the elimination of the requirement to obtain a COVID-19 test for domestic air travel. Location: Papua New Guinea Event: Issuance of Updated COVID-19 Emergency Measures Effective May 13, 2021. U.S. citizens are advised that the Office of the Controller issued updated COVID-19 emergency measures that came ...
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Health and Travel Alert – New COVID-19 Emergency Measures Effective April 13, 2021

Location: Papua New Guinea Event: Issuance of New COVID-19 Emergency Measures Effective April 13, 2021 Papua New Guinea continues to experience a surge in COVID-19 cases. The capacity of the country’s health system is strained, and access to medical care and vaccines is limited. In response to the continued increase in positive cases, the Office ...
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