Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  COVID-19 Weekly Update, New Restrictions Implemented The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 3,406 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia and 22 deaths. On August 12, 2020, the Namibian Government announced that the entire country will revert from Stage 4 to Stage 3 of Namibia’s response to the COVID-19 …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Travel Advisory for Namibia – Level 4: Do Not Travel Due to COVID-19 Do not travel to Namibia due to COVID-19. The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 2,652 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  563 of these cases have recovered, and there have been 15 fatalities. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page   before you plan any …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  COVID-19 Weekly Update, August Lufthansa Flight The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 2,540 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  556 of these cases have recovered, and there have been 12 fatalities. The majority of Namibia remains at “Stage 4” of Namibia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic until at …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  COVID-19 Weekly Update, Possible Early August Flight The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 1,402 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Sixty-four of these cases have recovered, and there have been 7 fatalities. The majority of Namibia remains at “Stage 4” of Namibia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic until …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Special Commercial Flight Available from Windhoek to Frankfurt The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 293 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Twenty-four of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has been informed that WestAir Aviation will be offering a …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Namibia Announces New Stages, Special Dispensation for Parts of Erongo The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 67 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Twenty-one of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. On June 22, 2020, the Namibian Government announced that the majority of Namibia …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  COVID-19 Weekly Update The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 39 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Nineteen of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. At this time, Stage 1 lockdown measures remain in effect for the Erongo Region until at least midnight on June …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  COVID-19 Weekly Update The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 31 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Seventeen of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. At this time, Stage 1 lockdown measures remain in effect for the Erongo Region until at least midnight on June …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Walvis Bay Lockdown Measures Expanded to Erongo Region The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 31 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Sixteen of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. On June 8, 2020, the Namibian Government announced that the Stage 1 lockdown measures in …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Upcoming Flight on Qatar Airways; Possible Future Flight on Air Namibia The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 25 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Sixteen of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has been informed that the Qatar Airways …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Air Namibia Flight Time Changed; COVID-19 Weekly Update The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 22 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Fourteen of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. On May 28, 2020, the Namibian Government announced that the majority of Namibia will move …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Commercial Flight Delayed on Air Namibia, Limited Seats Still Available Air Namibia has informed the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek that the flight from Windhoek to Frankfurt and then onward to London that was originally scheduled for May 27 has been delayed until June 2.  If you had already purchased tickets for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Commercial Flights Available Through Air Namibia Air Namibia has informed the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek that it is planning two special commercial flights out of Windhoek for any foreign citizens seeking to depart.  One flight, SW9303, will depart Windhoek on May 22 at 7:50 am.  It will make stops in the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  COVID-19 Weekly Update Unless emergent situations require more frequent messages, the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek will be sending weekly updates on COVID-19 in Namibia. The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Twelve of these cases have recovered, and no new cases have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  COVID-19 Weekly Update Unless emergent situations require more frequent messages, the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek will be sending weekly updates on COVID-19 in Namibia. The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Eight of these cases have recovered, and no new cases have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event: COVID-19 Weekly Update Unless emergent situations require more frequent messages, the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek will be sending weekly updates on COVID-19 in Namibia. The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Eight of these cases have recovered, and no new cases have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event: COVID-19 Weekly Update Unless emergent situations require more frequent messages, the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek will be sending weekly updates on COVID-19 in Namibia. The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Eight of these cases have recovered, and no new cases have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event: COVID-19 Weekly Update Unless emergent situations require more frequent messages, the U.S. Embassy in Windhoek will now be sending weekly updates on COVID-19 in Namibia. The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Six of these cases have recovered, and no new cases …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Lockdown Extended by Namibian Government Through May 4, 2020 The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. On April 14, 2020, the Namibian Government announced that it is extending the lockdown countrywide until midnight on May 4, 2020.  Additional information about the measures …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Repatriation Flight Departing Windhoek on April 15 The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek is currently organizing a charter flight to depart Windhoek for the United States on Wednesday, April 15, and there will be limited seats …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 16 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek is not aware of any additional flights departing Windhoek at this time, nor is it planning any future repatriation flights.  If you would like to be included on any future …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 14 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control issued on March 27, 2002 a global Warning Level 3 Travel Health Notice to avoid nonessential international travel. The U.S. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 13 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. Another diplomatic mission in Windhoek may be arranging a flight for Saturday, April 4, and there may be seats available for U.S. citizens.  We expect this flight will be the last opportunity for the foreseeable …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 13 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. On April 1, 2020 over 40 American citizens departed Namibia successfully on a U.S. Embassy-arranged special commercial flight to Lusaka, where they will connect to an Ethiopian Airlines commercial flight through Addis Ababa and on …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 11 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control issued on March 27, 2002 a global Warning Level 3 Travel Health Notice to avoid nonessential international travel. The U.S. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia (March 29, 2020) Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 11 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control issued on March 27, 2002 a global Warning Level 3 Travel Health …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 11 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control issued on March 27, 2002 a global Warning Level 3 Travel Health Notice to avoid nonessential international travel. To date, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 8 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, particularly those of you seeking to depart Namibia as commercial flights have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 8 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, particularly those of you seeking to depart Namibia as commercial flights have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: Windhoek, Namibia Event: Message to American Citizens Regarding New COVID-19 Namibian National Response Measures The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has now confirmed seven cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, the Namibian government announced that internal travel restrictions will apply with respect to Khomas and …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Windhoek, Namibia Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 14, 2020, the Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windhoek, Namibia. …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: SWAPO Party District and Regional Offices Nationwide  Event: Demonstrations beginning March 7, 2020 The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has received reports of multiple demonstrations organized by the SWAPO Party. The Party is calling for peaceful demonstrations commencing March 7, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at all 121 SWAPO Party District Offices and 14 SWAPO Party …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 9,901 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. Of these, 7,358 have recovered and 106 have died. The Government of Namibia has implemented the following restrictions in response to the pandemic: closure of all land borders except for essential good and services; public gatherings are limited …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: Namibia Event:  Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: Independence Avenue Event: Demonstration on December 7, Downtown Windhoek The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has received reports of a demonstration organized by a former presidential candidate, to protest the result of the recent presidential elections. On Saturday, December 7 he and his supporters will march down Independence Avenue to the Katutura Youth Complex from …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

LOCATION:  Kunene and Zambezi Regions EVENT:  Reports of Suspected Anthrax in Livestock, Wildlife, and Humans The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid all contact with dead animals in the wild, particularly following reports of suspected anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) in livestock, wildlife, and humans in the Kunene and Zambezi Regions.  Bacillus anthracis is a naturally occurring …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Windhoek Event:  The U.S. Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration by the Centre for People’s Resistance regarding U.S. policy towards Venezuela on Wednesday, January 30, starting at 12:45 p.m.  The demonstration will begin at the Kudu near the High Court on Independence Avenue and travel to the U.S. Embassy near the Post …

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