Single Covid case reported in Erongo

11 November 2020 | Health

Health minister Kalumbi Shangula announced 81 Covid-19 recoveries and 13 new cases. One of the newly reported cases is from the Erongo region.

//Kharas reported the most new cases, with six from Lüderitz and two from Karasburg. Khomas reported one case in the capital, and Hardap reported a single case in Rehoboth.

The new cases were discovered from 531 tested samples, which translates into a 2.4% positivity rate. The group of newly reported cases consist of eight males and five females aged between 17 and 70-years.

The total Covid recoveries now stands at 11 701.

Most of the recoveries (51) were reported in the Hardap region, followed by Khomas at 22 recoveries. The Oshana region reported four recoveries, while two recoveries each were reported in the //Kharas and Omusati regions.

There are currently 1 416 active Covid-19 cases of in Namibia, of which three are in a serious to critical condition.

Status of Covid

Cumulative confirmed cases: 13 253
Newly confirmed: 13
Recoveries: 11 701
Active cases: 1 416
Covid-19 deaths: 105
Covid-19 related deaths: 29
Total deaths: 134
Active contacts: 2 144
Total samples tested: 135 866
Cumulative number of people quarantined: 19 278
Number of quarantined people discharged: 19 013
Number of people in quarantine: 265

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