Thyolo District Commissioner Douglas Moffat has ordered the closure of the District Council offices with immediate effect.
This comes as three staff members at the council have tested positive for Covid-19.
An Internal Memo that FaceofMalawi has seen baring Moffat‚Äôs signature has disclosed that the Director of Health Services in the district will conduct a disinfection exercise from 13 to 14 July 2021.
‚ÄúTherefore, offices will be closed for this period to prevent further spread of the virus at the working place and also to allow disinfectors carry out disinfection exercise without disturbance,‚ÄĚ reads the Memo.
As of July 12, Thyolo District had registered 114 active Covid-19 cases.
On Monday, Malawi registered 232 new COVID-19 cases, 67 new recoveries and six new deaths.
Cumulatively, Malawi has recorded 39,418 cases including 1,256 deaths and 33,921 recoveries.
The country has 4,009 active cases.
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