China ambassador says Malawians in Wuhan safe from Coronavirus

The Chinese government has said Malawians living in Wuhan – where the coronavirus outbreak emerged  – are safe from the killer outbreak.

Chinese ambassador to Malawi Liu Hongyang: No Malawian has contracted the disease so far

Ambassador Liu Hongyan said the Malawians in China include 63  students in Wuhan, the epicentre of the disease.

Liu was speaking on Thursday at a news conference held at his embassy in Lilongwe.

“No Malawian has contracted the disease so far. The People’s Republic of China is doing all it can to ensure that the Malawians are safe from the disease,” the ambassador said.

Liu said 40 hotlines have been set-up in order to enable them report any developments and also access help in connection with the current situation.

“If they want to buy anything, they send their list with a special team, which goes to buy for them,” said ambassador.

He said the Chinese government has put in place very strict preventive measures to ensure that the Malawians do not contract the disease, saying the government was providing food and other needs to Malawians in their residential places so that they do not get out in fear of contracting the disease.

The ambassador said people who want to go to China should observe the preventive measures.

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Chimulilenji
Chimulilenji
7 months ago

Zatelemu basi zatha? Kungotiuza kuti Ali bwino. Kkkkkkkkk umphawi siphada. Tumizani air malawi ikawatenge

Bamusi
7 months ago

Prove to us that they are safe

Kayaman
Kayaman
7 months ago

Kkk. Our problem is poverty.

chipwika
chipwika
7 months ago

Other countries are evacuating their citizens. What is our problem?

Chris
Chris
7 months ago
Reply to  chipwika

I think with a country like ours evacuating our people is not a good idea as we don’t have enough resources and equipments to quarantine those..am worried if that deadly disease reaches our shores..

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