No Covid deaths reported

Nearly 5000 active cases

06 September 2020 | Health

Health minister Kalumbi Shangula announced 191 new Covid-19 cases and 32 recoveries in the Khomas (24) and Omusati (8) regions.

He said that 1 650 results were received from the laboratories, and of the new cases 99 are male and 92 are female, with the youngest aged one month and the oldest 92-years.

The new Covid-19 cases are distributed as follows: Windhoek (87), Usakos (6), Omaruru (3), Swakopmund (2), Keetmanshoop (17), Karasburg (2), Lüderitz (1), Rundu (13), Mariental (9), Rehoboth (3), Otjiwarongo (3), Okahandja (3), Okakarara (2), Tsumeb (7), Onandjokwe (1), Oshakati (5), Oshikuku (2), Outapi (2), Gobabis (4), Engela (3), Opuwo (1) and Katima Mulilo (1).

Shangula said that of the 4 784 active cases, 16 are in serious to critical condition. In Erongo, four are in a critical condition, while in the Khomas region, seven are seriously ill and five are critical.

Status

Cumulative confirmed cases - 8 514
Newly confirmed - 191
Recoveries - 3 643
Deaths - 87
Active cases - 4 784
Active contacts - 8 867
Total samples tested - 68 937
Cumulative number of people quarantined – 10 586
Number of quarantined people discharged - 9 122
Number of people in quarantine - 1 464

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