Namibia: Swakopmund Woman Quarantined As Safety Measure

[New Era] Walvis Bay -A Namibian woman who returned last week from Australia via Doha is currently being quarantine as a precautionary measure due to the Coronavirus after she visited the Swakopmund state hospital with flu.
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