Namibia Reimposes Restrictions to Curb Spreading Covid-19 Cases

With Covid-9 cases on the rise in Namibia, President Hage Geingob has reimposed strict controls on movement across the country, moving the country from Stage 4 to Stage 3 for 16 days. At a State House briefing on August 12, he called on Namibians to practise safe health guidelines and reporte that Namibia now has 3 406 confirmed cases and a rising death toll that has reached 22. "If left unchecked, this pandemic will be catastrophic for our country in terms of lives lost and the economy," Geingob said. The new measures ban most  travel in and out of hotspot areas including the capital, Windhoek, and Walvis Bay. The government also imposed a curfew on the restricted towns and limited the hours for alcohol sales.

Namibian Presidential briefing at State House on new restrictions to combat Covid-19.

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