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Covid-19

COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution
To find out about the latest status of the COVID19 pandemic evolution and the most up-to-date statistics on the COVID-19 disease in Namibia, please visit the Worldometer’s Coronavirus page for Namibia.

For the international outlook you can consult the latest situation reports published by the World Health Organisation as well as the global daily statistics on the coronavirus pandemic evolution including data on confirmed cases and deaths by country.
Sanitary measures
To find out about the latest public health situation in Namibia consult President Dr. Hage G. Geingobat’s Media Briefing on the Partial Lifting of the Lockdown Restrictions.
Travel restrictions
The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.

The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.
Import & export restrictions
The Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development needs to be consulted prior to the export of certain selected goods including face masks and hand sanitiser.

For a general overview of trade restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.

Economic recovery plan
For  information on the economic recovery scheme put in place by the Namibian government to address the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on the Namibian economy, refer to the article Deloitte report COVID-19 Pandemic: Announcement of economic stimulus and relief package by the Minister of Finance.

For a general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal, monetary and macroeconomic) taken by the Namibian government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Namibia in the IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.
Support plan for businesses
For information on the local business support scheme established by the Namibian government and other organizations to help small and medium-sized companies to deal with the economic impacts of the COVID19 epidemic on their activity refer to the Development Bank of Namibia’s statement Development Bank donates N$1.4 million to Covid-19 Disaster Relief Fund and the Deloitte report COVID-19 Pandemic: Announcement of economic stimulus and relief package by the Minister of Finance.

For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the World Bank's Map of SME-Support Measures in Response to COVID-19.
Support plan for exporters
There are no specific support plans for exporters in Namibia so far.

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Latest Update: September 2022