Namibia Declares State of Emergency as COVID-19 Fears Deepen

Namibia has suspended its independence anniversary celebrations scheduled for March 21, as well as other public gatherings and international sporting events as part of efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19. Following two positive cases, President Hage Geingob declared COVID-19 a state of emergency, saying the country will go into almost complete lockdown for the next 30 days.

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