Author: June Shimoushili

Health update

NAMIBIA has recorded three deaths linked to coronavirus, 230 new infections and 38 recoveries from the virus, health and social services minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Thursday.

Shangula also said 150 people are currently admitted in hospital with Covid-19, with 19 of them under intensive care.

The 230 people with newly confirmed novel coronavirus infections include 78 pupils, 14 employees in the fishing industry, three employees from the mining industry, 11 teachers and 16 healthcare workers.

Namibia’s current coronavirus pandemic figures are:

Confirmed cases: 38 206

Recoveries: 35 788

Active cases: 1 994

Deaths: 416… Read More

Health update

Namibia has recorded 259 new coronavirus infections, four deaths linked to the virus and 183 recoveries from infection since Saturday, health and social services minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Monday.

Shangula also said 139 people are hospitalised with Covid-19, with 15 of the patients under intensive care.

The 259 people with newly confirmed coronavirus infections include 141 pupils, 11 teachers and three healthcare workers.


Shangula added that the ministry is currently conducting targeted Covid-19 testing in schools for pupils and staff in regions that have a high number of active Covid-19 cases.

Namibia’s current coronavirus pandemic figures are:
Confirmed cases: … Read More

Health update

NAMIBIA has recorded 240 new novel coronavirus infections, 136 recoveries and no deaths linked to the virus, health minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Thursday.

“Among the confirmed cases are 93 pupils, 52 of whom are from Uukulo Senior Secondary School (SSS) in Omuthiya district, 16 from Onesi Senior Secondary School in Tsandi district and the rest from different schools,” Shangula added.

Of the 1 702 active cases, 104 patients are admitted in hospital with 11 in intensive care.

Confirmed cases: 36 680
Recoveries: 34 576
Active cases: 1 702
Deaths: 394… Read More

Health update

Namibia recorded two deaths linked to the novel coronavirus, 74 new infections and 77 recoveries, health and social services minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Wednesday.

Among the confirmed cases, 13 are pupils, three are teachers, and five are health care workers.

Of the 1 598 active cases, 118 are hospitalised, with 14 of them in the intensive care unit.

Confirmed cases: 36 440

Recoveries: 34 440

Active cases: 1 598

Deaths: 394… Read More

Covid-19 hits Karasburg old-age home

NAMIBIA has recorded 97 new novel coronavirus infections.

No new deaths have been recorded, and 119 infected people have recovered from the virus.

Minister of health and social services Kalumbi Shangula on Monday said among the newly reported cases are two healthcare workers, 39 pupils and one teacher – all from various parts of the country.

“We are also reporting four pensioners and two caregivers from an old-age home in the Karasburg district,” the minister said.

Meanwhile, 119 people are currently hospitalised for Covid-19, and 13 patients are in the intensive care unit.

Confirmed cases: 35 070
Recoveries: 33 573… Read More

Health update…

Namibia has another record 1 004 recoveries from the novel coronavirus, nine deaths linked to the virus and 262 new infections, health minister Kalumbi Shangula said Thursday.

Meanwhile, the number of cases hospitalised have decreased from 257 on Wednesday to 235, while 27 patients are in the intensive care unit.

Confirmed cases: 31 515
Recoveries: 29 230
Active cases: 1 968
Deaths: 310… Read More

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