America donates face shields and swabs to support Namibia’s fight against COVID-19

Windhoek – The U.S. Embassy in Namibia has donated 11,000 face shields and 3,000 nasal testing swabs packaged with specimen transport media tubes to the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the Namibia Institute of Pathology. The donation is part of the N$100 million donation to fight COVID-19 that was announced by the U.S. Embassy ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Namibia’s Readiness and Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Through funding from the CDC Foundation, the Ministry of Health and Social Services National Healthcare Training Centre has conducted the first in a series of new trainings for healthcare workers on COVID-19. The funding is in addition to the N$100 million of U.S. assistance towards Namibia’s COVID-19 response announced earlier this year. More than 400 ...
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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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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:  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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United States Government-Funded Food Distribution Continues During COVID-19 Emergency

The United States Government through the World Food Program (WFP) continues to deliver food assistance during the COVID-19 state of emergency.  The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek previously announced $8.6 million USD in food assistance to Namibians affected by the drought. Beneficiaries and staff distributing maize meal, beans, and vegetable oil are limiting the risk of ...
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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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Ambassador Lisa Johnson’s Announcement of N$100 Million to Support Namibia’s COVID-19 Response

I am proud to announce that the United States is providing N$100 million in assistance to Namibia to fight COVID-19. As U.S. Ambassador, my priority has always been partnering with Namibia to improve the health of Namibians. This is a partnership that works and it is helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Namibia. ...
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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

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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U.S. Embassy Donates Ambulances, Medical Equipment for COVID-19 Response

March 19, 2020 – Today, U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson handed over to the Ministry of Health and Social Services three ambulances, hospital beds, and other medical equipment to help Namibia in the fight against COVID-19. Ambassador Johnson joined Health Ministry Executive Director Ben Nangombe as the ambulances and equipment were offloaded from shipping containers at ...
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Ambassador Johnson Participates in MIRCO-led COVID-19 Briefing

On Tuesday March 16 U.S. Ambassador to Namibia, Lisa Johnson stated that Peace Corps Volunteers in Namibia and worldwide would return to the United States due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  She made the announcement during the MIRCO-led briefing on COVID-19, adding that volunteers will return when conditions permit. “This is worldwide decision was made because ...
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