Namibia Lockdown Extended, Restrictions Applied Nationwide

President Hage Geingob annnounced additional measures to contain the spread the extension of the Coronavirus in Namibia, which has reported 16 cases to date. He extended the lockdown until at least May 4 and announced restrictions on movements, which previously applied to major uban areas, would be enforced countrywide. He said 350,000 applications had been received under the government's economic stimulus program, which has begun making payments to qualified beneficiaries.

President Geingob has extended Namibia's lockdown until at least May 4.

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