Health update … Namibia has recorded 249 new Covid-19 cases.

Apart from this, the country has recorded 112 new recoveries and three more deaths.

This was announced this evening by deputy minister of health and social services Ester Muinjangue.

Of the new cases, 136 are women and 113 men.

The youngest new case is a month old and the oldest is 81.

Windhoek recorded the highest number of new cases with 206, followed by Eenhana with 12, Walvis Bay with eight, and Otjiwarongo and Okahandja with four.

Oshakati has three new cases, Onandjokwe, Keetmanshoop and Rehoboth have two each and Grootfontein, Swakopmund, Tsumeb, Lüderitz, Nankudu and Katima Mulilo one each.

Two more Windhoek residents have died, and one Keetmanshoop resident.

Namibia now has 7 365 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 72 deaths and 2 929 recoveries.

Muinjangue said a total of 60 065 tests have been conducted un Namibia since March.

Of these, 33 804 (56%) have been conducted in August alone.

A total of 5 236 tests were confirmed as positive in August, which represents 71% of the cumulative number of confirmed cases.

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