Six new Covid cases for Erongo

1 718 Active cases

27 October 2020 | Health

The minister of health and social services Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced 54 new Covid positive cases and 65 recoveries.

Shangula explained that 531 Covid-19 test results were received from the laboratories.

Of the newly reported cases 44 are males and 10 are females with ages ranging from two years to 59 years.

The confirmed cases are distributed as follows: Omuthiya (34), Windhoek (7), Swakopmund (6), Okahandja (4), Oshakati (2) and Engela (1).

The minister also said that the 34 cases reported from Omuthiya are all from the police holding cell.

“They are contacts to the cases which we announced previously.”

The minister also announced 65 recoveries: Khomas (29), Otjozondjupa (13), Oshana (11), Erongo (9), Ohangwena (1), Kunene (1) and Zambezi (1).

Of the active cases, two from the Khomas region are in critical condition.

Status of Covid-19 in Namibia:

Cumulative confirmed cases - 12 729
Newly confirmed - 54
Recoveries - 10 878
Active cases - 1 718
Covid-19 deaths - 104
Covid-19 related deaths - 29
Total deaths - 133
Active contacts - 7 493
Total samples tested - 123 455
Cumulative number of people quarantined - 18 219
Number of quarantined people discharged - 17 476
Number of people in quarantine - 743

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