Four new Covid positive cases reported in Erongo

1 671 Active cases

25 October 2020 | Health

The minister of health and social services Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced 78 new cases and 27 recoveries.

Shangula explained that 1 150 results were received from the laboratories.

Of the newly reported cases 57 are males and are 21 females with ages ranging from two years to 85 years.

The confirmed cases are distributed as follows: Mariental (25), Rehoboth (1), Windhoek (17), Oshakati (15), Okahandja (4), Okakarara (2), Grootfontein (1), Otjiwarongo (1), Omuthiya (4), Onandjokwe (1), Swakopmund (4) and Engela (3).

Among the 26 cases reported from the Hardap region, 25 are inmates at Hardap Correctional facility. Of the 15 cases from the Oshana region, 13 are inmates from Oluno Correctional facility. Four of the five cases reported from Oshikoto Region are from Omuthiya police holding cells.

The minister also announced 27 new recoveries; Khomas (23) and Ohangwena (4).

Of the active cases, two are in severe condition, one from Erongo, and one from the Khomas region.

The deputy minister of health and social services Eshter Muinjangue announced 34 new Covid-19 cases, 139 recoveries and no deaths on Friday.

Muinjangue explained that 1035 Covid test results were received from the various laboratories.

Of the newly reported cases, 27 are males and 14 are females with age ranging from two years to 71 years.

The confirmed cases are distributed as follows: Omuthiya (15), Windhoek (12), Marinetal (4), Rehoboth (1), Karasburg (2), Keetmanshoop (1), Oshakati (1), Rundu (1), Outjo (1), Swakopmund (1), Otjiwarongo (1) and Gobabis (1).

The 15 cases reported from Omuthiya are inmates in the police holding cells while the Hardap cases include four inmates from the Hardap Correctional facility.

The deputy minister announced 139 recoveries: Oshana (44), Hardap (38), Oshikoto (22), Khomas (18), Kunene (11), Omaheke (3), Karas (2) and Ohangwena (1).


The status of Covid-19 is as follow:
Cumulative confirmed cases - 12 579
Newly confirmed - 78
Recoveries - 10 775
Active cases - 1 671
Covid-19 deaths - 104
Covid-19 related deaths -29
Total deaths - 133
Active contacts - 7 501
Total samples tested - 121 708
Cumulative number of people quarantined - 18 025
Number of quarantined people discharged - 17 041
Number of people in quarantine – 984

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