SADC countries strengthen Covid regulations

By Rosalia David

NAMIBIA and other SADC countries have strengthened their regulations to fight Covid-19 following an increase in the number of people tested positive in the region.

On Monday, Namibia recorded 1 084 new Covid-19 confirmed cases while South Africa recorded 11 093 new cases on Tuesday.

In light of the unfolding trajectory of the pandemic in the country and the imperative to safeguard the lives and livelihoods of Namibians, President Hage Geingob announced new public health regulations last week.

“Each family, household and community has been touched by this invisible and merciless enemy. However, as it was once said, ‘Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great’. Although the pandemic is relentless, we must remain steadfast and resolute. Our minds may be frail, our bodies may be weary, but our collective spirit must remain unbreakable,” he said.

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