Health minister Kalumbi Shangula this morning confirmed that Namibia has recorded a new positive case of Covid-19, bringing the total number of cases to 25.

The latest case is a 32-year-old Namibian health worker who travelled to Cape Town, South Africa, at the end of March and returned on 29 May.

Shangula said the woman was put in quarantine upon arrival. She currently has a runny nose, but her condition is satisfactory, Shangula said.

Romanian couple recover from Covid-19

by Ndanki Kahiurika

HEALTH minister Kalumbi Shangula this morning announced that the Romanian couple have now recovered from Covid-19.

He said this at the Khomas Regional Council’s communication centre for Covid-19 updates this morning.

He said it has been 79 days since the Romanian couple were diagnosed but they have now recovered.

The couple was Namibia’s case one and two. He also said the country now has 16 recovered cases, although the number of confirmed cases is now at 25.

“Case 22 is in the intensive care unit but is stable. There have been no new developments,” said Shangula.

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