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

Similar News

 

Over 70 000 Namibians await second AstraZeneca second jab

1 hour ago | Health

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] is scratching its head in the face of a vaccine crisis, with about 70 000 Namibians waiting for their overdue second dose...

The intricacies of Covid testing

4 days ago - 30 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] recent public outcry regarding false positives and negatives in Covid-19 testing Dr Iyaloo Konstantinus of the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) shed...

Walvis Bay welcomes another permanent vaccination site

1 week ago - 28 July 2021 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Walvis Bay now boasts an additional permanent Covid-19 vaccination site at the Narraville Lutheran Church hall. The site...

Get vaccinated now!

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Health

The minister of fisheries and marine resources Derek Klazen challenged Namibians to ensure they get vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. “When we look at what’s...

Oxygen, Vitamin C key in fighting Covid

1 week ago - 25 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] “The two key things needed for patients to combat Covid-19 are oxygen and Vitamin C,” says the general manager of...

High-tech equipment for vaccination drive

1 week ago - 24 July 2021 | Health

The United States donated 176 tablet and 53 laptops along with 250 remote temperature monitoring devices and 2 000 terabytes in hard-drive capacity to the...

Gazza encourages public to mask up

1 week ago - 24 July 2021 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] The NAMAs (Namibia Annual Music Awards) artist of the decade, Lazarus “Gazza” Shiimi (44), has encouraged the public...

‘Hospitals have space’ - Anna Jonas

1 week ago - 22 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Hospitals across the region have adequate space, says the Erongo region’s health director Anna Jonas.She encouraged the public to seek medical...

Erongo vaccine rollout ‘relatively slow’

2 weeks ago - 21 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Erongo governor Neville Andre announced that he would be inflating the daily vaccination target from 400 to 1000 persons per day...

Teenstrydige toetsuitslae ontstel vrou

2 weeks ago - 20 July 2021 | Health

Walvisbaai • [email protected] Die Walvisbaaier me. Amalia Bezuidenhout (getroud Buffel) se ontevredenheid met ’n positiewe en twee negatiewe Covid-19-toetsuitslae en die manier waarop sy by...

Latest News

You should mask up properly

1 hour ago | Business

Swakopmund • [email protected] QKR Namibia Navachab Gold Mine donated more than 37 000 face masks worth an estimated N$100 000 to the Erongo...

Over 70 000 Namibians await...

1 hour ago | Health

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] is scratching its head in the face of a vaccine crisis, with about 70 000 Namibians waiting for their overdue second dose...

‘Popping’ is out

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Producer Eduardo “ESB” Riobo has teamed up with fellow coastal artists Salvador Mouers and Eldino “Gemini” Majiedt for the track “Popping”,...

DRC fire victims get new...

1 hour ago | Ministries

Swakopmund • [email protected] The minister of home affairs, immigration, safety and security Albert Kawana recently handed over 33 identity documents (IDs) and birth certificates...

Suspected stock thieves on the...

2 hours ago | Crime

The police confirmed an incident of stock theft that took place at farm Waldheim between Thursday last week and Sunday, in the Karibib district. According...

Climate Ambassador Toolkit released

2 hours ago | Education

The global organiser of Earth Day, EARTHDAY.ORG, released the Africa Climate Ambassador Toolkit in partnership with a cohort of Sub-Saharan, youth-led organisations including Liberian Youth...

Fuel prices remain unchanged

1 day - 03 August 2021 | Energy

The ministry of mines announced that it will not adjust fuel prices given current economic circumstances, but warned that this may be short-lived.At the moment,...

Govt pays N$100m for Swakop...

1 day - 03 August 2021 | Local News

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] has approved a N$100 million purchase of the foreign-owned stake in Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, after months of protracted negotiations.The hotel...

Home affairs minister, police chief...

1 day - 03 August 2021 | Local News

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The minister of home affairs, immigration, safety and security Dr Albert Kawana accompanied by the inspector general of the...

Load More