The surge in novel coronavirus infections in Namibia is continuing, with newly confirmed coronavirus infections reaching a new one-day record of 1 045 cases on Thursday.
Health and social services minister Kalumbi Shangula announced this evening that out of 3 178 novel coronavirus test results received over the past 24 hours, 1 045 were positive, which is a positivity ratio of 33%.
The Khomas region recorded 619 of the newly confirmed infections.
Shangula also announced that another 18 deaths linked to Covid-19 have been recorded in Namibia.
The country’s hospitals now have 369 patients with Covid-19 admitted for treatment and