FOUNDING President and Father of the Namibian Nation, Dr. Sam Nujoma was discharged from the hospital.
In a statement, President Hage Geingob confirmed that Dr. Nujouma was discharged after undergoing treatment for COVID-19 since he was admitted last Sunday.
“I hereby inform the Namibian people that Dr. Nujoma, Founding was discharged from hospital on 11 December 2020 after he successfully underwent treatment.
The Founding President was admitted to hospital on 6 December 2020 after he tested positive for COVID-19. I visited the Founding President twice during his hospitalisation and wish to inform that he was never in intensive care contrary to allegations,” Dr. Geingob said.
President Geingob thanked the Namibian people for all the well wishes and messages of support to the Founding President during his hospitalisation.
He further requested the public to accord the Founding President and his family privacy during his recuperation.
Dr. Tshali Ithete, the personal physician of Dr. Nujoma also confirmed his discharge from the hospital and said the former president will remain under observation at his residence as prescribed by Namibia’s health protocols.