• July 10th, 2020

POSTS BY Eveline de Klerk

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Coastal towns tackle housing crisis amid pandemic 

WALVIS BAY - Officials of the Walvis Bay and Swakopmund municipalities were locked in lengthy meetings on Tuesday to consult how vulnerable people can be temporarily relocated to occupy mass housing units currently lying idle.

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Stricter measures to control virus

WALVIS BAY – Government yesterday introduced additional measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the Erongo region, including banning movement among Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Arandis as new infections surge. 

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Walvis field hospital ready

WALVIS BAY - The 18-bed field hospital put up by the Namibian Defence Force in response to the Covid-19 pandemic was handed over to the Erongo region’s emergency response team. 

150 get training in backyard vegetable gardening

The municipality of Walvis Bay in partnership with Food Namibia has launched a backyard garden project as a measure to lessen the effects of Covid-19 to residents of the coastal town so that they could grow their vegetables.

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Infamous gallows set ablaze

An unknown suspect/s tried to set the infamous gallows at Henties Bay on fire on Saturday evening, they also removed the noose that was attached to it.

Walvis Bay isolation facility ready next week 

WALVIS BAY – Stakeholders in Erongo region have taken an all-hands-on-deck approach to revive a planned 150-bed field hospital to cater for coronavirus patients as Covid-19 cases in the country reached 102 yesterday.