On 7 April 2020, the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) updated its travel advice to include the following information regarding COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea:

“Papua New Guinea confirmed its first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) on 20 March. A second case was confirmed in East New Britain on 6 April resulting in a lock down of the province. The Government extended the State of Emergency for two months on 6 April.”