President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has expressed shock over the death of a third coronavirus patient in the capital Lilongwe.
A statement signed by the Statehouse Press Secretary Mgeme Kalilani says the president is saddened that the death comes on a very sad day when Malawi has also registered 6 more active cases of coronavirus within 24 hours, raising the total number of Coronavirus cases to 23.
Professor Mutharika says he will keep the bereaved family in his heart and thoughts throughout their time of mourning.
According to the statement the deceased was one of the 6 newly confirmed cases.
The President has also commended doctors, nurses and all healthcare workers who are on the frontline in the fight against coronavirus.
The Malawi leader has since urged all Malawians to take necessary precautions to prevent the further spread of coronavirus and fight to save lives.
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