In the past 24 hours, Malawi has registered five new COVID-19 cases, 47 new recoveries, and one new death.
The new death sadly is a 32-year-old pregnant woman from Blantyre and was admitted at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH).
All new cases are locally transmitted infections: four are from Blantyre and one from Lilongwe.
Cumulatively, Malawi has recorded 5,419 cases including 169 deaths. Of these cases, 1,094 are imported infections and 4,325 are locally transmitted.
Cumulatively, 3,059 cases have now recovered bringing the total number of active cases to 2,191.
The average age of the cases is 36.6 years, the youngest case being aged 1 month, the oldest being 98 years old and 68% are male.
The country has so far conducted 42,821 COVID-19 tests in 45 COVID-19 testing sites of which 214 tests have been done in the past 24 hours.
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