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New Implementations in Namibia due to COVID-19

Source: SAMI, 17/03/2020

These travel banned countries are as follow: 1. The Schengen States 2. China 3. Iran 4. Korea 5. United Kingdom 6. USA 7. Japan In addition, flights, including private chartered flights to and from countries where there is active local transmission of the Coronavirus, have also been suspended for 30 days. All returning Namibians and permanent residents arriving from countries at high risk will be subject to supervised quarantine from 14 days (self-quarantine). South African borders, including air travel, will remain open to serve as points of entry for Namibians returning home and exit points for visitors from Namibia, and to facilitate trade between the two countries. It was stated that important events such as the swearing in of ministers and the presentation of the national budget will go on as they are essential events. The minister of finance, Calle Schlettwein, also stated that a total N$124 million will be availed to fight the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. www.samigration.com


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