COVID-19

100-year-old woman from Okalunga Village likens COVID-19 to meningitis outbreak in 1942

by editor1 / May 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-A 100-year-old elderly woman from Okalunga Village in the Omusati Region says the COVID-19 pandemic serves as a reminder of the Meningitis outbreak in 1942 in Namibia.

93 Namibians return home today after being stuck in foreign countries due to COVID-19

by editor1 / May 23, 2020 / 0 comments

-A group of 96 Namibians returned back to the country this morning, after being stuck in foreign countries as a result of flights cancellation, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Panelists highlight need to improve inclusion of people with disabilities in COVID-19 response measures

by editor1 / May 23, 2020 / 0 comments

-There is a need to improve the inclusion of people with disabilities in COVID-19 response measures.

Namibia records 20th positive COVID-19 case

by editor1 / May 23, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Namibia now has six active cases of COVID-19 as the Health and Social Services Ministry confirms another case today.

Health Ministry announces one more COVID-19 case

by editor1 / May 22, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health and Social Services has announced yet another positive case of Covid-19 - bringing the total number of positive confirmed cases to 19.

Two new confirmed COVID-19 cases detected during routine tests

by editor1 / May 21, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Health Minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula said the two new confirmed cases were detected during routine tests done on people, who have recently arrived in the country and were about to complete their quarantine period.

UN calls for global relief package for Africa in response to COVID-19

by editor1 / May 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General has repeated his call for a global response package of at least US$200 billion in aid for Africa to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Travel agencies suffer huge losses after COVID-19 outbreak

by editor1 / May 19, 2020 / 0 comments

-Some travel agencies have suffered huge losses in revenue as the industry came to a standstill since the state of emergency was declared.

Homeless people say their lives have been transformed at shelters

by editor1 / May 19, 2020 / 0 comments

-While many people and businesses are struggling to survive, amid COVID-19, the lives of some, such as the homeless, has changed for the better.

AgriBank launches stimulus package

by editor1 / May 19, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Agricultural Bank of Namibia (AgriBank) has announced a set of COVID-19-related relief and stimulus packages.

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