Malawi Covid-19  cases now 58, Lilongwe remains worst hit

Malawi has registered one more case of Covid-19, Minister of Health Jappie Mhango announced on Tuesday, bringing  the total number of confirmed cases to 58.

Minister of Health Jappie Mhango: Announced the new Covid-19 case

Mhango, briefing journalists in Lilongwe, said the new case involves a 73-year-old man from Chilinde in Lilongwe.

Lilongwe remains the worst hit with 2s cases, including two deaths, followed by Blantyre with 16 confirmed cases and one death, Thyolo is third with eight cases while Mzuzu has three and one each in Mulanje, Zomba, Nkhotakota, Mangochi, Karonga and Zomba.

The pandemic has hit 10 of the country’s 28 districts.

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Gas Machine Head
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Gas Machine Head

Tivotabe basi, Covid or no Covid, achoke

Mbonga Matoga
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Mbonga Matoga

I find this kind of reporting of covid-19 cases unprofessional, and scaremongering….
If 58 is the total number of all confirmed covid-19 cases since the pandemic reached Malawi, how many of those are still active cases and how many have been cured?

Responsible reporting gives a balanced picture so that the public can make informed decisions…

Going forward can you report like this,
58 total confirmed cases, 30 recovered, 25 active cases all with mild symptoms and 3 dead.

Thanks!!

Mtonga Mwana
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Mtonga Mwana

There is no one from Nkhotakota. The one you are referring to was down with asthma and in good health at home, Mtupi to be more precise. Osamangonamidza anthu, kapena kwinako ndi zoona.

Mkwezalamba
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Mkwezalamba

With all those uncontrolled political gatherings that thing will spread and people will die. Something needs to be done about large numbers of people in one place. This is no joke people!

Che Wanimiliyoni
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Che Wanimiliyoni

Bwanawe we are sitting on a time bomb but unfortunately Malawians have priotised fresh presidential election over a lockdown. By saying that I am not blaming the govt and DPP, no, but the opposition. The salvage and uncivilised manner the opposition incited anti-lockdown protests would make any person aspiring to win the presidency think twice. The most unfortunate thing I see is that I fear we are not getting the true picture on covid19 cases. Half of the case in Malawi are imported and about 75% of all cases were not in quarantine by the time they were discovered. Then… Read more »

Chriss
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Chriss

73 years, please give us more details

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