Walvis Bay reaches 100 Covid-19 positive cases mark

28 June 2020 | Health

The minister of health and social services Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced another 14 new Covid-19 positive cases today.

This brings the number of confirmed cases in the country to 150.

The minister added that all these new cases are from Walvis Bay with eight being contacts of confirmed cases, three are part of an active case research and eleven had Covid-19 related signs and symptoms.

All persons concerned are in a satisfactory condition.

There are now 105 Covid-19 confirmed cases in the Erongo region. These include 100 active cases in Walvis Bay, 4 active cases in Swakopmund and 1 recovery (Case 26).

Case 137 is a Namibian female (82) with no contact to a confirmed case. She was scheduled for another procedure, was tested on 26 June and had no Covid-19 related symptoms. Contract tracing will commence.

Case 138 is a Namibian male (52) with no known contact to a confirmed case. He was tested on 23 June during an active case search and had Covid-19 related symptoms. Contact tracing will commence.

Case 139 is a Namibian male (25) with no known contact to a confirmed case. He was tested on 23 June and had Covid-19 related symptoms. Contact tracing will commence.

Case 140 is a Namibian male (50) with no contact to a confirmed case. He was tested on 23 June during an active case search and displayed Covid-19 symptoms at the time. Contact tracing will commence.

Case 141 is a 6-years old Namibian male and who had contact with a confirmed case. He was tested on 23 June and had Covid-19 related symptoms. Contact tracing will commence.

Case 142 is a Namibian female (30) who had contact with a confirmed case. She was tested on 23 June and had Covid-19 related symptoms.

Case 143 is a Namibian female (38) who had contact with a confirmed case. She was tested on 23 June and had Covid-19 related symptoms.

Case 144 is a Namibian female (33) who had contact with a confirmed case. She was tested on 23 June and had Covid-19 related symptoms.

Case 145 is a Namibian (33) and had contact with a confirmed case. She was tested on 23 June and had Covid-19 relates symptoms.

Case 146 is a Namibian male (24) who had no contact with a confirmed case. She was tested on 23 June as part of an active case research and displayed Covid-19 related symptoms. Contact tracing will commence.

Case 147 is a Namibian female (28) who had no contact with a confirmed case. She was tested on 23 June and did not have any Covid-19 symptoms at the time.

Case 148 is a Namibian male (42) who had contact with a known case. He was tested on 23 June and did not have Covid-19 relates symptoms at the time.

Case 149 is a Namibian female (34) who had contact with a confirmed case. She was tested on 23 June and had Ocvid-19 related symptoms.

Case 150 is a Namibian male (24) who had contact with a confirmed case. He was tested on 23 June and had Covid-19 related symptoms.

Summary of Covid-19 cases in Namibia
Confirmed cases - 150
Recovered - 22
Active - 128
Deaths – 0
Total samples tested – 8428
Active contacts – 813
Cumulative number of people quarantined – 3773
Number of people discharged – 2905
Number of people in quarantine – 868

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