Health update: Minister of health and social services Kalumbi Shangula this afternoon said the country has recorded 72 new Covid-19 cases. Namibia has now passed the 1 000 mark. Shangula said one of the confirmed cases is from Windhoek, two from Katima Mulilo, two from Swakopmund and 68 from Walvis Bay.
The case in Windhoek was admitted to a local hospital, while the case at Katima Mulilo travelled from Walvis Bay.
He said 39 of the new cases involve males and 33 females. The youngest new case is nine months old, and the oldest is a 62-year-old. The country now has 1 032 confirmed cases, 31 recoveries and two deaths. A total of 16 305 tests have been conducted and 653 people are in quarantine.