Namibia has recorded 53 new coronavirus infections and two recoveries from the virus. This was announced by health ministry executive director Ben Nangombe on Sunday.

Health ministry executive director Ben Nangombe

Oshakati recorded 32 newly confirmed infections with the virus, Windhoek 11, Rehoboth six, Swakopmund two and Usakos and Walvis Bay one each.

Nangombe said the confirmed cases from the Oshakati district were still coming from institutions, with 23 of the newly infected people being inmates from Oluno Correctional Facility and nine pupils from Okaukuejo Combined School.

The two latest recoveries from the virus were recorded in the Hardap and //Karas regions. This brings the country’s total number of recoveries to 11 038.

The total number of active coronavirus infections now stands at 1 817. Of the active cases, three are in a severe condition.

Namibia has so far recorded 12 988 confirmed novel coronavirus infections, 133 deaths linked to Covid-19 and 11 038 recoveries from the virus.

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