Namibia’s President Dr. Hage G. Geingob today (28 May 2020) announced that all 14 regions of the country, with the exception of the town of Walvis Bay, will transit from stage two to stage three of its four-stage strategy to exit the coronavirus lockdown at midnight on 01 June 2020. Stage three will last from 02 June 2020 until midnight on 29 June 2020. The town of Walvis Bay, where Namibia’s last two coronavirus infections occurred, will revert to stage one until 08 June 2020.
Namibia has to date recorded 22 confirmed coronavirus cases, which all have been classified to be sporadic and travel related. To this point, no incidence of community transmission occurred in Namibia. There has been no coronavirus/covid-19 related death in Namibia to date.