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COVID-19: Namibia records 36 cases

Written by Erasmus Shalihaxwe on 01 December 2020

WINDHOEK, 01 DEC (NAMPA) - Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Tuesday announced that Namibia recorded 36 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases out of 393 samples tested.
The positive cases have a gender distribution of 18 males and 18 females, with the youngest person being 16 years old and the oldest being 75.
Windhoek recorded the highest number of cases at 26 and Oshakati nine, while Swakopmund had one case.
Shangula said it is a concern that nine cases reported at Oshakati are l ...


Okahandja police officer shot and injured in gunfire exchange

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 01 December 2020

OTJIWARONGO, 01 DEC (NAMPA) – A 40-year-old male police officer was on Monday allegedly shot and injured in a gunfire exchange with six suspected armed robbers at Okahandja.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha on Tuesday told Nampa that the incident happened after six suspected armed robbers allegedly robbed the Engen fuel station at Okahandja at about 02h56 on Monday.
The police officer was rushed to a private hospital in the capital, where he is ...

COVID-19: Infections among health care workers reduced by 62%

WINDHOEK, 01 DEC (NAMPA)- The number of infections among health care workers in the country has reduced by 62 percent from 97 cases reported between 15 September 2020 to 21 October 2020 to 37, Health Minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula announces on Monday. (Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

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× Ethiopians, who fled the Ethiopia's Tigray conflict as refugees, wait to charge their smart phones at Um Raquba refugee camp in Gedaref, eastern Sudan, on December 1, 2020. - More than 45,000 people have escaped from northern Ethiopia since November 4, after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered military operations against leaders of Tigray's ruling party in response to its alleged attacks on federal army camps. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)

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