25th Covid-19 case confirmed
02 June 2020 | Health
The health minister yesterday confirmed Namibia's 25th case of Covid-19.
A 32-year-old female health worker tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from Cape Town, South Africa, on 29 May.
She is in quarantine and her only symptom is a runny nose.
Meanwhile, the Romanian couple who were the first confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country have finally recovered after 79 days.
Health minister Kalumbi Shangula announced this at the regular Covid-19 briefing yesterday morning.
“Today marks the last day of stage two of the country's state of emergency. The latest case is that of 32-year-old health practitioner who travelled to Cape Town towards the end of March by bus and returned on 29 May. She has since been put in quarantine after her positive results and signs of a runny nose,” he said. “Case number 22 is still in the ICU on a ventilator but in a stable condition,” he further said.
Namibia now has 25 confirmed cases, which consist of nine active cases and 16 recoveries. A total of 3 970 antigen tests have been conducted and 619 people remain in quarantine facilities.