NAMIBIA has recorded 274 new coronavirus infections, 68 recoveries from the virus and no deaths linked to Covid-19 over the past day, health and social services minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Sunday.

The country’s recovery rate from novel coronavirus infections now stands at 93%.

Shangula also said 156 people are hospitalised with Covid-19 currently, with 23 of the patients in intensive care units.

The 274 people with newly confirmed novel coronavirus infections include 58 school pupils, 16 students, 11 healthcare workers and nine teachers from different schools.

Namibia’s current coronavirus pandemic figures are:
Confirmed cases: 42 477
Recoveries: 39 350
Active cases: 2 625
Deaths: 492

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