Covid-19 is accelerating, Malawi health ministers warns as cases reach 70

Minister  of Health Jappie Mhango  has warned that the coronavirus (Covid-19) disease pandemic is accelerating in Malawi, with 70 cases now confirmed.

Health minister Jappie Mhango: Numbers rising

Mhango on Sunday disclosed that five  more cases of Covid-19 have been recorded, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 70.

He told reporters that of the five, two cases are in Lilongwe, two in Blantyre and  one in Zomba.

Mhango said the two cases in Blantyre involve two healthcare workers in Limbe.

In Lilongwe, one case is a Tanzanian national who stays at Biwi, while the other case is a 30-year-old Malawian who recently returned from South Africa through uncharted routes

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Opportunist
Opportunist
9 months ago

We will still vote

Malawi belong to the citizens

Why don’t you close the borders Kenya has closed its borders with Tanzania, Why not Malawi.Asilikali bwanji sakupanga patrols kunyanjaku.Chilumba Garrison yikutani abale, useless leaders, that is why we want new leaders.Give free masks to citizens instead, you are just breaking the news.

Mwikho
Mwikho
9 months ago

To this very day our borders are still very porous!!!!!!! Allowances have been collected to man borders but why are we still having imported cases????? Incompetence or deliberate??? We need serious minded leadership and that is why CHANGE must happen!!!

nyarugwe
nyarugwe
9 months ago

Also indicate how many dead so far

Peter
Peter
9 months ago

Muzazilamulira nokhatu anthu atatha

Forgive them
Forgive them
9 months ago

Japie mhango why are you insulting our conscious?
Ur telling people that there should be social distance but you’re organizing a football bonanza while football association suspended all football activities in the country and please tionetsekoni chipatala kapena malo omwe mukudungira anthuwa,ndipo anthuwa akumachokera kuti?

Chinthuli
Chinthuli
9 months ago

This government is stupid aona nyekhwe bav kkk

Mbonga Matoga
Mbonga Matoga
9 months ago

No local covid transmission here, all these cases are a deliberate move by the government to scare people from voting in June. Why are our borders still open? If people are returning from high risk areas why are they allowed to go straight to their homes instead of putting them in the isolation centres. Last time you went to town on judge Kenyatta for releasing 3 Chinese nationals into the community but today you have left our borders open so that the covid cases should increase to alarming levels to cancel the upcoming elections. We are waiting for a new… Read more »

Truth
Truth
9 months ago
Reply to  Mbonga Matoga

I agree

Mtete
Mtete
9 months ago
Reply to  Mbonga Matoga

This is exactly what DPP strategized; to use Covid 19 pandemic scare Malawians in the hope to justify postponement of the fresh election. They know where these incomers reside and later follow them up to eventually announce bogus Covid 19 cases. Why are these people not quarantined at entry points?

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