Daniel Itai – The Zimbabwe Daily

Walvis Bay, Namibia – With just 55 confirmed COVID-19 cases, the country is now batting with accessing COVID-19 equipment.

Walvis Bay, which has become the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in Namibia, is short of 600 beds for quarantine purposes.

“The team is seriously hindered by logistical challenges and urgently needs the assistance of the stakeholders to effectively respond to the COVID-19 outbreak in Walvis Bay district,” said Dr. Martha Ntinda, the acting senior medical officer at the Walvis Bay State Hosptial.

Namibia has now reported 19 recoveries and 36 active cases, out of a total of 7 009 samples tested.

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The southern African country is also looking at opening most of its economic sectors within the next coming weeks.