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COVID-19 death toll rise continues

COVID-19 death toll rise continues

STAFF REPORTER

 

THE COVID-19 death toll in Namibia has exceeded the 360 mark following five deaths recorded over the past 24 hours.

 

The youngest death amongst the dead is a 17-year-old teenage boy from Windhoek.

 

So far, a total 364 people in the country have died from COVID-19.

 

COVID-19 death toll rise Namibia recorded
DEATHS CONTINUE: Picture for illustrative purposes only. Photo: file

 

This was revealed by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, while also announcing that the country has recorded 147 new COVID-19 cases, among them 10 healthcare workers, 16 learners and six teachers from different schools, as well as six caregivers at an old aged home in Swakopmund.

 

Dr. Shangula also announced 95 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 32 872, which equates to a recovery rate of 95% for Namibia.

 

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