NAMIBIA has recorded one more death linked to the novel coronavirus, 273 new cases and 120 recoveries, health minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Monday.

Meanwhile, 118 people are hospitalised, with 12 in the intensive care unit.

Among the new cases are 182 pupils, of which 101 are from Ekulo Senior Secondary School in Omuthiya district, and two health care workers.

“The Ministry of Health and Social Services is currently working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture and stakeholders to urgently address the increase in cases among learners,” Shangula added.

Confirmed cases: 36 25
Recoveries: 34 261
Active: 1 568
Deaths: 389

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