by Charmaine Ngatjiheue

Namibia on Friday reported a record 16 new coronavirus infections, all from Walvis Bay.

According to the information at hand, 15 of the people who tested positive were tested on 21 June, with a sample for testing taken from one of the cases on 24 June.

In a statement, health and social services minister Kalumbi Shangula said ten of the cases had contact with previously confirmed cases.

“Eleven displayed signs and symptoms when they were seen,” he said.

Case 106 is a 40-year-old Namibian woman with no known contact to a confirmed case.

Case 107 is a 5-year-old Namibian girl and a contact of a known confirmed case. She is in a satisfactory condition, according to Shangula.

Case 108 is a 5-year-old Namibian boy and a contact of a known confirmed case.

Case 109 is a 40-year-old Namibian female with no known contact to a confirmed case.

A 48-year-old Namibian woman with no known contact to a previously confirmed infection is case 110.

Case 111 is a 31-year-old Namibian female and a contact of a confirmed case.

Case 112 is a 28-year-old Namibian female who had contact with a previously confirmed case.

A 23-year-old Namibian man who had contact with a known infected person is case 113.

Case 114 is a 37-year-old Namibian male with no known contact to a confirmed case.

Case 115 is a 27-year-old Namibian woman, a contact of a confirmed case.

Case 116 is a 34-year-old Namibian female who had contact with a confirmed case.

A 34-year-old Namibian female who had contact with a known infected person is case 117.

Case 118 is a 25-year-old Namibian man with no known contact to a confirmed case.

Case 119 is a 34-year-old Namibian woman who had contact with a confirmed case.

Case 120 is a 25-year-old Namibian female, a contact of a confirmed case.

Case 121 is a 30-year-old Namibian woman with no known contact to a confirmed case.

“The status of Covid-19 in Namibian is as follows: we have 121 confirmed cavses, with 22 recoveries, 99 active cases and 0 deaths,” the minister said.

The health ministry announced on Saturday that a total of 8 263 samples had been tested for the coronavirus in Namibia so far. – [email protected]

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