Eight new Erongo cases

29 October 2020 | Health

Deputy minister of health Eshter Muinjangue announced 52 new Covid-19 cases and 43 recoveries. Of the newly reported cases, 30 are female and 22 are male, with ages ranging from one to 70-years.

The new cases are distributed in Windhoek (15), Walvis Bay (4), Swakopmund (3), Usakos (1), Oshakati (7), Rehoboth (7), Outapi (5), Gobabis (4), Karasburg (3), Lüderitz (1) and Onandjokwe (2).

Muinjangue also announced 43 new recoveries from Kavango East (26), Khomas (10), //Kharas (4), Otjozondjupa (2) and Kunene (1).

Of the active cases, four patients in Windhoek and Oshakati are in a serious to critical condition. Three are in a severe condition in Oshakati, and one patient is in critical condition in Windhoek.

Status
Cumulative confirmed cases - 12 858
Newly confirmed - 52
Recoveries - 10 972
Active cases - 1 753
Covid-19 deaths - 104
Covid-19 related deaths - 29
Total deaths - 133
Active contacts - 7 052
Total samples tested - 125 082
Cumulative number of people quarantined - 18 788
Number of quarantined people discharged - 18 266
Number of people in quarantine - 522

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