Malawi registers 20 more new COVID-19 cases


Twenty new coronavirus (Covid-19) cases have been registered, bringing the number of infections in the country to 592.

Presidential Taskforce co-chairperson John Phuka said in a statement that health authorities have also recorded one new recovery and two deaths. Malawi now has eight deaths and 74 recoveries.

Says Phuka:” A senior Government official from Chitipa has passed on today in Mzuzu and a 26-year-old male died at Mwanza District Hospital after he arrived today from South Africa.”

He further said eight of the new cases are healthcare workers, seven from Mzuzu and one from Lilongwe.

Five more cases have been registered in Mzuzu, three in Blantyre, two in Chitipa and one each in Nsanje, Mzimba and Mwanza.

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Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email:


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