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Namibia records two new positive COVID-19 cases.

Windhoek, June 30-Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Kalumbi Shangula this evening announced two new positive Covid-19 cases.
One of the case is from Walvis Bay, while the other one is from Oshana region. One has no established contacts to a confirmed case.
one presented with symptoms at the time of specimen collection. They are all in stable conditions.

Case No 204
A 39 years old Namibian and a resident of Ohangwena region went to Oshakati on the
24 June 2020 to visit her child. She visited relatives in Walvis Bay on 05 May 2020
and came back on the 17 June 2020 . She was tested at Oshakati on the 24 June 2020
when the team learnt that she had recently travelled to Walvis Bay. She was then quarantined. No contact to a confirmed case could be established. She did not have COVID-19 related symptoms.

Case No 205
A 28 years old Namibian female from Walvis Bay and a known contact to the confirmed case. She was tested on the 22 June 2020 as she presented with COVID-19 related symptoms.

Confirmed cases 205
Recoveries: 24
Active cases 1821
Deaths 0
Total samples tested 9 289
Active contacts 831
Cumulative number of people quarantined 3 838
Number of quarantined people discharged 2 963
Number of people in quarantine 875

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