Malawi has registered 114 new COVID-19 cases with no new recoveries, bringing the total number of cases to 1152.
Officials from Ministry of Health confirmed of the development in a statement made available to faceofmlawi.
According to the statement, five of the new cases are health care workers from Mzuzu.
Of the other new cases, 103 are local transmission i.e. contacts of confirmed cases and six are imported. Of the locally transmitted infections, 78 are from Blantyre, nine from Lilongwe, eleven from Mzuzu, three from Mzimba, and one each from Karonga and
Five of the imported cases are from Blantyre and one from Ntcheu.
Cumulatively, Malawi has recorded 1152 cases including 13 deaths. Of these cases, 631 are imported infections and 488 are locally transmitted while 33 are still under investigation.
Cumulatively, 260 cases have now recovered bringing the total number of active cases to 879. The average age of the cases is 33.7 years, the youngest case is aged 1 month, the oldest is 78 years and 70% are male.
The country has so far conducted 13,369 COVID-19 tests in 37 COVID-19 testing sites.
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