First coronavirus death confirmed in Malawi

Malawi has recorded the first coronavirus-related death of a patient in Blantyre, health officials confirmed to Nyasa Times.

The  victim is 51-year old Malawian lady of Indian origin who  had other underlying health conditions.

It comes as Ministry of Health and Population Jappie Mhango  announced  on Monday that five  people had tested positive for the virus.

“The patient  had underlying health conditions,” a doctor in Blantyre who refused to be named told Nyasa Times

“No further information will be available to protect patient confidentiality.”

Blantyre District Council director of health and social services Gift Kawalazira  referred  Nyasa Times Ministry of Health Spokesperson Joshua Malango.  But Malango said  Minister of Health Mhango is will give an update  to the nation on the status of Covid-19 at 11am on Tuesday.

During the news conference, Mhango confirmed the details.

President Peter Mutharika  who  declared a state of disaster on March 23 to combat the virus said government will continue monitoring and review situation as it infolds warning that “more comprehensive measures may be imposed.”

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Mask
Mask
2 years ago

Nobody has pronounced dead in Malawi yet due to China virus

Corona
Corona
2 years ago

Koma China virus yagwedeza, kutokosa tokosa ma China anazika machine oononga dziko lonse lapansi mu October 2019 ATI kusaka network ya Mphamvu pa dziko lonse lapansi eish nthendayi ndi ya China ithanso mu chi China nzama internet access izi.

N one
2 years ago

…….the anatomy of a conspiracy This reminds me of where i come from.

Kenyatta Law School
Kenyatta Law School
2 years ago

justice Kenyatta has taken an early lead.

Naive
Naive
2 years ago

New world order network G5 🙌🙌🙌 God help us from this evil against humanity, we can’t be dying like this Kuti ena atchuke

Imran mussa
Imran mussa
2 years ago

It seems that the lady who passed away was refused treatment at the hospital as the private hospitals are not equipped to treat Covid patients. She needed ventilator but wasn’t able to get one. I don’t think we are prepared here for handling Covid 19 patients

yaya mfiti
2 years ago

Nkhondoyi yafika posauzana ,apa chomwe chilipo ndikutenga ndalama zomwe timati ndi zachisankho chopanda ntchito chomwe chikubwerachi tithandizire m’zipatala kuti ntchito yolimbana ndi kachilombo ka korona ikhale yopambana .

DPP is Doomed
DPP is Doomed
2 years ago
Reply to  yaya mfiti

Tithanso kutenga ndrama zonse zimene a DPP amaba including K145million anaba a president a DPP ija. Does Chimulirenji need K100million a month to run his low level ministerial operations? All this money can buy quite a few ventilators that will help with this fight.

Machine
Machine
2 years ago

Dear Health Minister,
There is a new rapid covid 19 diagnostic machine invented in UK from Cambridge university.

£2.4Million can get you 100 of these point of care machines. Malawi can afford this. Tapani from the Billions put aside that is ngati zilipodi.

Thanks.

Hey
Hey
2 years ago
Reply to  Machine

Dont buy things from China please.

Mw Army
2 years ago
Reply to  Machine

Kupelewera nzeru uku. Uk akufa anthu ambiri bwanji osatheka vuto kuti anthu atengelepo phuziro

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
2 years ago

To protect PATIENTS confidentially? Is a dead person still a patient?

K.kagalu.
K.kagalu.
2 years ago

They should answer your question

charles
charles
2 years ago
Reply to  K.kagalu.

kkkkkkk kwathu kuno ndife opusa kwambiri we honour the dead more than the living. Angotiuza kuti si covid-19 yomwe wafa nayo mayiyu.

Coaster
Coaster
2 years ago

Game yavuta basi apa changamukani inu a Muthalika kumene muli inuko osamangoti bwa bwa bwa ayi anthutu aluza miyoyo ngati simukuwathaniza muzipatalano

Bwana Wa Ulesi
Bwana Wa Ulesi
2 years ago
Reply to  Coaster

Don’t point fingers at Munthalika, point fingers to the one who has reported this baseless story…..There’s no disease related to Corona than Corona itself.

Munthu wa mtali
Munthu wa mtali
2 years ago
Reply to  Bwana Wa Ulesi

@ Bwana I think walasa pamenepo point taken. Mvera bro

Mw Army
2 years ago
Reply to  Coaster

Ndipo mayi ako afa pompano

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