Namibia has recorded another three deaths linked to Covid-19, 85 newly confirmed novel coronavirus infections and 109 recoveries from the virus, deputy health and social services minister Utjiua Muinjangue said on Saturday.

Deputy health and social services minister Utjiua Muinjangue

Muinjangue said Windhoek has recorded 48 new coronavirus infections, Keetmanshoop nine, Rehoboth eight, Swakopmund seven, Mariental four, Rundu and Otjiwarongo two each, and Lüderitz, Karasburg, Walvis Bay, Usakos and Okongo one each.

She said of the new deaths, two are people from Windhoek and one is from Otjiwarongo. The Windhoek deaths are of a 70-year-old woman and a 48-year-old man, while a 90-year-old man died at Otjiwarongo. The three deceased had underlying health conditions.

Muinjangue added that the country’s total Covid-19 deaths are 86 and Covid-19-related deaths number 24, with one indeterminate death. This brings the total number of deaths linked to Covid-19 to 111.

Of the recoveries, 75 are from Khomas, 22 from //Kharas, five from Hardap, four from Ohangwena and three from Oshikoto.

The country has recorded 10 292 confirmed coronavirus infections so far, 7 969 recoveries, and now has 2 212 active cases.

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