Namibia

Namibia COVID-19 Situation Report No. 513 (13.08.2021)

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New regulations enforce (15 August 2021-14 September 2021):

✓ Public gatherings adjusted to hundred (100) persons per event.

✓ Curfew to remain in force countrywide (22h00 to 04h00).

✓ All schools and educational institutions to operate at full capacity, with strengthened Infection Prevention and Control measures in place.

✓ Non-Namibians may enter the country either with a PCR negative result or with a de-isolation certificate without being subjected to further test or quarantine.

A total of 122 469 cases have been recorded to-date, representing 5% of the total population (2 550 226).

More female cases 64 907 (53%) have been recorded.

Of the total confirmed cases, 4 210 (3%) are Health Workers. • 3 495 (83%) State; 707 (17%) Private, 8 (0.2%) Non-Governmental Organizations. • 4 024 (96%) recoveries and 13 (0.3%) deaths.

The recovery rate now stands at 94%.

All fourteen (14) regions have reported confirmed cases; Khomas and Erongo regions reported the highest with 41 134 (34%) and 17 903 (15%) respectively.

Of the total fatalities, 2 999 (91%) are COVID-19 deaths while 278 (9%) are COVID-19 related deaths. The case fatality rate now stands at 2.7%.