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COVID-19: Namibia records 19 new cases

Written by Linea Dishena on 29 September 2020

WINDHOEK, 29 SEP (NAMPA) – Namibia on Tuesday recorded 19 new confirmed COVID-19 positive cases from a total of 967 test sample results received from laboratories.
Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, said from the positive cases six are male and 13 female, ranging from the ages of four to 75 years.
Windhoek district accounted for the highest cases of 12 with Oshakati coming second with five new cases, while the districts of Karasburg and Oshikuku each recorded one case.
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Ongwediva woman arrested for alleged concealment of birth

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 29 September 2020

ONGWEDIVA, 29 SEP (NAMPA) – The police in the Oshana Region on Monday arrested a 22-year-old woman from Omwaalu village in the Ohangwena Region’s Endola Constituency after she allegedly concealed the birth of twin babies.
Inspector Thomas Aiyambo of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Community Affairs’ office in the region said the woman who now is a resident of Sky location in Ongwediva, was arrested on a charge of concealment of birth, following a tip-off from her neighbours.
Aiyambo indicated that the ne ...

Namibia looks forward to Cuba and US restored relations

WINDHOEK, 25 SEP (NAMPA) - President Dr. Hage Geingob said Namibia looks forward to a day when the relations between America and Cuba will be restored. He made the remarks during the 75 UNGA Virtual Meeting on Wednesday in the capital. (Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

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× GROOTFONTEIN, 25 September 2020 - The entrance to town of Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A healthcare worker administers a coronavirus test for a motorist at a drive-through Covid-19 testing center at M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi School of Islamic Sufism on September 29, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP)

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× Portland Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark makes a save against the Vancouver Whitecaps during an MLS soccer match, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 September 2020 - The Otjozondjupa Region Governor, James Uerikua (middle) holds a meeting with the six local authority councillors of the Grootfontein Municipality on Wednesday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (FILES) In this file photo taken on May 19, 2020 in Bretigny-sur-Orge on May 19, 2020 shows a sign with the company's logo at Amazon's centre entrance as Amazon France partially reopens amid the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). - Amazon on September 29, 2020, defended its warehouse safety record after a news investigation pointed to a higher-than-average injury rate in the company's massive logistics operations. (Photo by ERIC PIERMONT / AFP)

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× A healthcare worker collects a test sample from a motorist at a drive-through coronavirus (Covid-19) testing center at M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi School of Islamic Sufism on September 29, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 September 2020 - The Otjozondjupa Region Governor, James Uerikua (middle) holds a meeting with the six local authority councillors of the Grootfontein Municipality on Wednesday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA