NAMIBIA has recorded 153 new coronavirus infections, 154 recoveries from the virus and one death linked to Covid-19 over the past day, health and social services minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Sunday.

Shangula also said 147 people are hospitalised with Covid-19 currently, with 23 of the patients in intensive care units.

The 153 people with newly confirmed novel coronavirus infections include 62 school pupils, five teachers and ten healthcare workers along with seven pensioners.

Namibia’s current coronavirus pandemic figures are:

Confirmed cases: 40 030
Recoveries: 37 520
Active cases: 2 064
Deaths: 438

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