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    Namibia: Malaria Deaths At 32
    20 May 2020
    The Namibian (Windhoek)
    By Charmaine Ngatjiheue

    HEALTH minister Kalumbi Shangula says 32 people died of malaria since January 2020. Responding to questions from The Namibian this week, Shangula said malaria cases jumped from 2 405 in 2019 to 10 921 since January 2020 to date.

    In 2018 the malaria cases stood at 26 050. The minister last week said the ministry faces challenges of dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak while tackling existing health problems, such as hepatitis E and malaria....

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    Kavango regions record nearly 7 000 malaria cases
    Staff Reporter National Khomas
    6 hours ago

    While the country is in the throes of responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, cases of malaria caused by mosquitos are on the increase in the two Kavango regions, where the disease claimed 14 lives since January until last week on Wednesday, confirmed the chief medical officer.

    These figures were recently revealed during an interview with the regional chief medical officer for the two regions, Dr Abiola Adesina.
    The Kavango regions have over the years topped the country’s malaria statistics and this is attributed to the high rainfall experienced in this part of the country...