Namibian truck driver tests positive for COVID-19 in Zambia

Namibian truck driver tests positive for COVID-19 in Zambia

Zambian Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says the country has recorded nine new cases of COVID-19, including three truck drivers from Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Earlier Friday evening, during a live panel discussion on NBC1, Namibia's Minister of Health Dr Kalumbi Shangula said he received information about the truck driver but that the case will count as a Zambian case.
He said he did not know from where in Namibia the driver have travelled.
Dr Chilufya said the positive tests are from the 307 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.
Speaking during routine briefings, Dr Chilufya said the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases now stand at 106 with 48 active cases.
He said all the patients in isolation are stable.
Dr Chilufya disclosed that 3 025 people have been discharged from the 14-day quarantine in the last six weeks.