COVID-19: Namibia records 482 cases, six deaths

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Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Sunday announced that Namibia recorded 482 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths.

Shangula in the daily COVID-19 update said the new cases had a gender distribution of 247 females and 235 males within the age range of two months and 91 years.

The Khomas Region recorded the highest number of cases at 161, while Hardap recorded 84 cases, Erongo 61, Omaheke 33, Oshikoto 32, Otjozondjupa 30, Oshana 24, //Kharas 20, Kunene 13, Kavango East 10 and Ohangwena seven. The Omusati Region had five cases, while the Kavango West and Zambezi regions recorded one case each.

Among the reported cases were 52 learners, 13 teachers, 12 students and 20 healthcare workers.

The country also recorded 202 new recoveries, bringing the total recoveries to 50 443.

The deaths were recorded in the Windhoek, Gobabis, Rehoboth and Swakopmund districts, taking Namibia’s death toll to 824. Active cases on Sunday stood at 3 863, with 269 hospitalised cases of which 42 were in intensive care units.

Source: Namibia Press Agency