Namibia to transit to Stage 4, Erongo to Stage 3

Namibia to transit to Stage 4, Erongo to Stage 3

Thirteen Namibian regions (excluding Erongo) will transit from Stage 3 to Stage 4 from 29 June 23h55 up to 17 September.
Erongo Region will migrate to Stage 3 of the post-lockdown period from midnight tonight, but travelling is strictly prohibited around Walvis Bay, Swakopmund and Arandis.
Travelling from Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Arandis would only be allowed on an emergency basis.
Grades 0 to 3 will return to face-to-face learning in two weeks on 6 July.
Essential service providers, as defined in the regulations, and truck drivers will be permitted to travel into and out of the region on the basis of an authorised permit.
Public gatherings at Erongo Region will be restricted to 50 persons with the exception of Walvis Bay, Swakopmund and Arandis Local Authority Areas, which will be restricted to gatherings of 10 persons.
Public gatherings in the rest of the country are limited to 250 people.
Schools across the Erongo Region, that meet the COVID-19 Compliance Standards, may resume face-to-face instruction for Grade 11 and 12.
For Walvis Bay, Swakopmund and Arandis Local Authority Areas, the resumption of Grades 11, 12, and pre-primary (Grades 0 to 3) remains suspended for the next 14 days.
Face-to-face instruction will be determined pending observation of the unfolding situation in those towns.
Namibia now has 63 confirmed cases, with 21 recoveries and 42 active cases.