A statement released yesterday by Speaker Catherine Gotani Hara, has announced that Parliament has closed for disinfection, as some lawmakers and members of staff tested positive for the coronavirus.
On the other hand, the August House will slow down operations, while detection of the cases has necessitated an urgent requirement to review operations of the august House in order to safeguard the lives of Members of parliament and staff.
Following the current situation, the statement has called on MPs and members of staff of the National Assembly to go for testing.
Currently, Malawi has become the second country in the SADC region after South Africa with the largest number of people that are infected with Corona Virus.
Its has registered 2, 497 cases of Covid-19 with 43 deaths and 795 recoveries.
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