Rapid action and early lockdowns have helped Papua New Guinea cope pretty well with the Corona pandemic as compared to other countries. However, with the emergence of the delta variant, case numbers have skyrocketed here as well, and the country has requested international support.
As for most people, Covid-19 remained the defining theme of the year for us. For many, the past two years blur together with all their lockdowns and the less-than-diverse daily pandemic routines. For that reason alone, it's worth taking an evaluative look at the past year of 2021.