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Rehoboth records highest Covid-19 deaths

Rehoboth records highest Covid-19 deaths

Staff Reporter


ALL the ten deaths recorded at Rehoboth over the last 24 hours took place at home, the health ministry has announced.


Health minister, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula also reported that 13 other Covid-19 deaths were recorded from four districts apart from Rehoboth, namely Windhoek, Opuwo, Katima Mulilo and Okongo.


Windhoek record five deaths, Katima Mulilo four deaths, Opuwo district three deaths and one death was reported in the Okongo district.


Dr. Shangula added that Windhoek also reported one Covid-19 maternal death.


The health minister further announced that a total 361 new confirmed COVID-19 cases were recorded out of 1 437 results in the last 24 hours.


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The gender distribution is 210 females and 151 males, while the age range is from four days to 101 years.


The Covid-19 cases were reported from all 14 regions, with the Zambezi Region reporting the highest number of cases and accounting for 21% of the confirmed cases.


Among the confirmed cases are 38 learners, seven teachers, nine students from different institutions and nine healthcare workers.


Of all the confirmed cases, only one was reported to have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.


A total of 257 new recoveries have also recorded, bringing the active cases to 20 983.


Of the active cases, a total 516 people have been hospitalised, with 113 admitted in Intensive Care Units.


To date, 150 106 Namibians have been vaccinated.


Of these, only 45 078 people have received their second doses.


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