Slide background

COVID-19 News Namibia

The measures taken by the Namibian government since March including a very strict lock down in May-June, strict rules of wearing masks and keeping social distancing in public etc. were not very popular among most Namibians but helped to minimize the cases of Covid-19.

Here are the current numbers of 10 February 2021:

Namibia with a population of around 2,5 Million inhabitants had a total of 35.242 cases (of which 33.778 have recovered) with 378 Covid-19 related deaths.

With temperatures rising, numbers are decreasing continuously.

Opening for Tourism

Since mid-September International travelers are allowed back in Namibia. To ensure the safety of tourists and Namibians alike, the NTB (Namibia Tourism Board) has published a protocol of Covid-19 compliance for the Namibia Tourism Industry. Booking offices, tour operators, accommodation facilities, car rental agencies and activity operators are all adhering to the newly implemented standards.

For example, car rentals companies are asked to completely sanitize all surfaces of their vehicles and camping equipment including tents. Air-conditions and air-handling system are sanitized as well. Wearing masks in Public is standard in Namibia anyway since May 2020. Social distancing is followed, hand sanitizers are available all over the country in all offices, cars and accommodation facilities.

The Namibian tourism industry shows great commitment to follow all Covid-19 procedures.

Coming to Namibia as a tourist in Covid-19 times

The procedures for tourists are quite simple. The following procedures apply :

  1. You need to show a negative Covid-19 test not older than 7 days. No further testing is required during your stay.

Please inform yourself on the policies regarding re-entry of your home country before returning.


Info-Namibia is a Namiba holiday planner, online travel portal and personal booking office. Find a lot of information about Namibian accommodations and activities including some great insider tips.

Find out more

Bookings & Planning

When booking tours, accommodation facilities or activities with Info-Namibia you will enjoy several advantages.

Learn more

Namibia Car Hire

We offer car rental in Namibia as one of our services. We can help you choose from a wide range of Namibian rental cars, off-road vehicles and campers.

Read more

Elephant-EtoshaTravellers in the DamaralandDesert-ChameleonSesriem-Elim-DuneRhinoKids at the Okavango

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.