Another group of people is expected to arrive in Namibia from the Netherlands on Thursday

 Another group of people is expected to arrive in Namibia from the Netherlands on Thursday and will also be quarantined, to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Health and Social Services Minister Kalumbi Shangula has announced.

Shangula in a media statement availed to Nampa today said arrangements are currently underway for their quarantine.

The minister further said that the 35 Namibians who arrived from Netherland with KLM airline on 21 March 2020, are currently placed under a 14-day supervised quarantine in Windhoek district as per the State of Emergency.

They came from various COVID-19 high-risk countries mostly in Europe, the United States of America and Canada.

According to Shangula, none of the persons under quarantine are displaying any symptoms consistent with the COVID-19 standard case definition.

Source: Namibia Press Agency