The country has recorded its third Covid-19 death.

This was announced by the minister of health and social services Kalumbi Shangula this evening.

“A 45-year-old man passed on at home and his body was brought to the mortuary on 13 July by the police. He was known to be on chronic medication. According to the information provided by relatives he was tested on 15 July and the result came back positive on 18 July. We offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends,” he said.

Namibia has recorded 44 new Covid-19 cases. Shangula said six involve non-Namibians on a vessel – one from Swakopmund and the rest from Walvis Bay.
Shangula said 33 are males and 11 females. The youngest is a year old and the oldest is 61.

Three more cases have recovered: cases number 130, 196 and 331.

The country now stands at 1 247 Covid-19 cases, 35 recoveries and three deaths.

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