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COVID-19: Namibia records 1 518 new cases, three deaths

Written by Elvi Haihambo on 21 June 2021

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) - Namibia on Sunday recorded 1 518 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1 164.
Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, in the daily COVID-19 update issued on Monday, said the new deaths were reported from Oshakati and Windhoek and involved three women aged between 41 and 80 years.
The newly confirmed cases were identified from 3 794 results received from laboratories and represented a 40 per cent positivity rati ...


Otavi woman allegedly commits suicide by shooting

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 21 June 2021

OTJIWARONGO, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – A 55-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by shooting herself at Otavi Sunday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Anna Cornelia Olivier from Otavi.
The spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha on Monday said Olivier’s relatives were informed of her death shortly after the incident which occurred around 08h20 on Sunday.
“Her body with a single gunshot wound was found next to her vehicle, which was parke ...

Geingob confers State Funeral on Rukoro

WINDHOEK, 18 JUN (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has conferred a State Funeral on the late Ovaherero Traditional Authority Chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro, the Presidency announced on Friday. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

Namibia mourns Rukoro

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