Namibia on Monday recorded 270 novel coronavirus infections, three deaths linked to the virus and 112 new recoveries, the health minister Kalumbi Shangula said.

Meanwhile, the country has 255 people hospitalised as a result of the virus, with 39 in the intensive care unit.

Of the total new confirmed cases, 107 (40%) are contacts to confirmed cases and 181 (67%) are symptomatic.

“Today, we report a Covid-19 death of a healthcare worker and this brings the total number of healthcare workers who succumbed to the disease to four,” the minister added.

Confirmed cases: 25 386
Recoveries: 21 167
Active cases: 3 998
Deaths: 218

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