by Ndanki Kahiurika
Dr Kalumbi Shangula, minister of health and social services, this morning at the Covid-19 Communication Centre announced Namibia now has 10 recoveries from the 16 confirmed Covid-19 cases.
“The effect of how we conduct ourselves in stage 2 will become apparent in the weeks to come. Let us endure this pain in order to experience the joy of tomorrow,” said Shangula.
So far, 1 511 people have been tested and the country has zero deaths.
According to the World Health Organisation, there are 3,8 million confirmed cases globally, with 268 000 deaths.
In Africa, South Africa has recorded the highest amount of Covid-19 cases with 8 895 infections and 178 deaths thus far.
Algeria, the second most affected country in Africa, has 5 182 confirmed cases and 483 deaths to date. Nigeria is the third most affected country, with 3 526 cases. All these countries are showing community transmissions.
Namibia has gone 34 days without registering any new cases.