24 Jul 2018 Namibia
The outbreak of hepatitis E which was first reported in Windhoek informal settlements in September 2017 has spread to other regions. Between September 2017 and 5 July 2018 a total of 1,915 cases with 17 deaths were reported in Khomas (1,694), Omusati (103), Erongo (93) and 7 other regions of Namibia (25). A total of 178 cases have been laboratory confirmed.
08 Mar 2018 Windhoek. Namibia
As of 6 March 2018, an outrbeak involving 893 cases (90 confirmed) with six deaths have been reported from informal settlements in Windhoek since December 2017.
06 Feb 2018 Namibia
As of 6 February 2018, the total number of suspected and confirmed cases is 553, with three deaths.
09 Jan 2018 Namibia
As of 5 January 2018, a total of 214 cases have now been reported. Over 39% of the cases are from the Havana informal settlement and 19% from the Goreagab Dam area.
27 Dec 2017
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On 22 December 2017, WHO reported an outbreak of hepatitis E in Windhoek, with one case in Rehoboth. Nine cases are positive, five are negative, twelve are pending, and one result is missing. One death has been reported.