"After the virus has been brought under control, NWR will thoroughly sanitise the facility and acquire approval from the Ministry of Health and Social Services before it is re-opened to the public" says Mufaro Nesongano, NWR Corporate Communications, Online Media and Sponsorships Manager.
26 March 2020
Namibia: Namibia Wildlife Resorts offers Hardap Resort as quarantine and treatment facility for corona patients!
Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), the state-owned enterprise mandated to run the tourism facilities within the protected areas of Namibia, has announced that it will offer its Hardap Resort as a temporary station to care for and treat people infected with COVID-19. The resort is located close to the town of Mariental and the Mariental State Hospital. According to Dr Matthias Ngwangwama, NWR Acting Managing Director, Hardap Resort has 54 rooms, with 220 beds, ranging from dormitory rooms to family chalets with self-catering facilities and provides the necessary isolation environment needed.