Health and Social Services Minister Dr. Kalumbi Shangula on Tuesday said the health ministry will provide the antiviral medication Remdesivir to COVID-19 patients, explaining that the medication has been shown to shorten the time of recovery in patients. Meanwhile speaking to the Namibian Sun newspaper, Dr. Shangula allayed fears of a label on the drug stating that it is not for distribution in the United States, Canada or European Union, explaining that the labelling was merely for marketing purposes.