– Namibia ends COVID-19 State of Emergency!

Namibia’s President Dr. Hage G. Geingob has announced during a media briefing to update the nation on the latest COVID-19 situation in the country on 17 September 2020 that Namibia’s COVID-19 State of Emergency, along with current regulations, is due to lapse at midnight tonight (17 September 2020). The COVID-19 State of Emergency in Namibia was declared six month ago on 17 March 2020.
The Government of Namibia will monitor the situation for a period of 14 days to determine the way forward under a new dispensation. When warranted, risk-appropriate measures will be introduced. As from 18 September 2020, new directives will be issued by Namibia’s Minister of Health and Social Services, in terms of the provisions of the Public and Environment Act. We’ll keep you posted.