Three new Covid cases for Erongo

16 October 2020 | Health

The executive director of the ministry of health Ben Nangombe announced 34 new Covid-19 cases and 184 recoveries.

He said that 641 results were received from the laboratories, and that of the new cases, 19 are female and 15 males, with ages ranging from four days to 76-years.

The confirmed cases are in Windhoek (18), Rehoboth (5), Mariental (1), Okahandja (4), Swakopmund (2), Walvis Bay (1), Gobabis (2) and Rundu (1).

Nangombe also announced 184 recoveries from Oshikoto (168), Khomas (9), Otjozondjupa (4), Erongo (2) and //Kharas (1).
Of the active cases, five are in severe to critically sick condition.

In the Erongo region, two patients are in a critical condition, while in the Khomas region, one patient is seriously ill while two are critically ill.

Status
Cumulative confirmed cases - 12 103
Newly confirmed - 34
Recoveries - 10 329
Active cases - 1 644
Covid-19 deaths - 101
Covid-19 related deaths - 29
Total deaths - 130
Active contacts - 7 585
Total samples tested - 113 089
Cumulative number of people quarantined - 16 989
Number of quarantined people discharged - 16 051
Number of people in quarantine - 938