Just a day after the burial of Fr. Dr. Dominic Kazingatchire of Dedza diocese, Covid-19 has claimed the life of another Catholic Church priest Fr. Frederick Chinkhoma of Blantyre archdiocese.
Fr. Chinkhoma died on Tuesday according to Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM).
The ECM said Fr. Chinkhoma was rushed to Nguludi hospital for high blood pressure treatment. He also had diabetes.
The priest also had a test for Covid-19 and was positive.
Fr. Chinkhoma came from Mwanga parish in Phalombe deanery. He celebrated silver jubilee in priesthood recently.