New coronavirus infection in Lilongwe: Malawi now records 18 Covid-19 cases

Malawi on Tuesday recorded new case of Covid-19, the strands of coronavirus disease bringing the total number of infection in Malawi to 18.

PS for Health Dr. Dan Namarika: New Covid-19 case has been registered in Lilongwe bringing the total number of infection in Malawi to 18.

Principal Secretary (PS) for Ministry of Health Dr. Dan Namarika confirmed the new case when he updated the public on the state of the pandemic in the country at a news briefing in Lilongwe.

“We have just registered in Malawi a new case [of Covid-19],” said Namarika.

“So now Malawi has 18 confirmed cases of coronavirus,” he added.

“This new case that has been confirmed is from Lilongwe,” Namarika told reporters.

“We will be giving you more details on the specifics of this new case,” he said.

The country has recorded two deaths to the virus pandemic.

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Chingaipe
Chingaipe
10 months ago

Maina ake ndi amenewo: Namalika, Namathanga, Namangale …. The name above is synonymous with an incident on 05 April 2012

Junior
Junior
10 months ago

Boarders are still operating till today?? 😒😒. So you wanted to lock in Malawians whilst the boarders are still open hhhhhh.. should we hear also how you are helping anthu oyandikilana ndi ma boarders athuwa ndi zipangizo zozitetezela komanso mauthenga opewela? Osamangoti lero chakwera heeeh wachoka ku India Canada Tanzania Italy south Africa what what. Tsekani ma boarders athuwa muike ndondomeko Za lockdown kuwaganizila zakudya anthu ovutikitsitsa potengelanso ndi mwachitsanzo anzanu Ngati ku south Africa akuwathandiza bwanji anthu awo panthawi yovutayi . Though ndizovuta but anthu akhoza kumvetsa . Zonse zibalansane I mean hygiene food and staying in doors while… Read more »

john phiri
john phiri
10 months ago

i pray that the information we are getting is properly verified tested and confirmed. a lot speculations in the public domain. not healthy for the country as it may lead to people leaving careless life thinking the info we are getting are just lies for politics. we should not play with fire

Mbonga Matoga
Mbonga Matoga
10 months ago

Closing borders is exactly the first step that all sensible governments did all over the world and I would suggest that this is what our government should have done much much earlier rather that focusing on locking down our own citizens in their homes, just because the government want to stop the July election at all cost. Why are we still allowing people coming from covid 19 high risk areas and countries like India to enter our country when we want to lock down our own citizens in their homes? Why did the government go to town on Judge Kenyatta… Read more »

Malawi belong to the citizens

Am very surprised up to now why the government is not enforcing the use of masks.Malawians start using masks, do not wait for this sleeping government to wake up.People allover the world are using masks in public places to avoid droplets from the affected people who are healthy.Lockdown it’s not for poor countries because that will be sending Malawians to an early grave.More people without food will die than what coronavirus can do.My advice start covering your mouth and nose now.By doing that the affected people will protect healthy people and healthy people will avoid the coronavirus.If you are not… Read more »

National CEO
National CEO
10 months ago

Why is it that the identities of the people are kept a secret, but when it comes to lockdown everyone is involved?

john phiri
john phiri
10 months ago
Reply to  National CEO

i have never seen an idiot like you, you want to be shown one? wait till it catches up with you

Kay
Kay
10 months ago
Reply to  National CEO

So that you can stigmatize them as you are doing with nurses

Bristone Mabichi
Bristone Mabichi
10 months ago

This is not true, right from the minister to whoever is working with these people who do not want elections.

abwana opanda sogolo
abwana opanda sogolo
10 months ago

Bcoz of politics in Malawi now our government don’t even want to help there citizens those are outside Malawi but they are busy stealing and keep lies look other countries helping citizens to come back to there home. Abwana ndilibe nanu mawu.

Silica gell
10 months ago

I think the guys commenting here are the only ones knowledgeable, the rest of the people are unwise even myself I will be seen to have commented nothing in the face of the rest of the contributors. Chambaa.

kanchenga
kanchenga
10 months ago

Utsilu basi nanga chimene mmabwerera public musanadziwe zonse nchiyani

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