Over 30 Malawian returnees arrive from South Africa

Over 30 Malawian returnees are expected to arrive in the country from South Africa this Thursday amid concerns that the returnees are also importing Covid-19

Some of the buses which brought the returnees from South Africa


National Task Force on Covid-19 co-chairperson Dr. John Phuka has confirmed that arrangements are in place to ensure that the returnees conform to all covid-19 government set preventive measures.

“There should be no cause for alarm because we will ensure that all strict covid-19 measures are followed when they arrive,” he said.

At least 400 returnees bolted at Kamuzu stadium in Blantyre where they were to be tested whilst five positive coronavirus patients escaped from Kameza isolation centre in Blantyre last week.

In the past 24 hours, the country has registered 11 new covid-19 cases and nine new recoveries and death still remains at four.

Of the new cases, five are truck drivers tested at Mwanza border whilst Ntcheu, Blantyre, Mangochi and Mzimba have reported a case each.

This means Malawi has now 369 cases out of which 305 are imported infections, 56 are locally transmitted whilst eight are still under investigation. 

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Malawi belong to the citizens

Malawians mulangidwa chifukwa cha poor leadership.We been calling to close borders and quarantine all Malawians in the border district since the first Case was discovered.Nothing happens, the country is on autopiloting.Munthalika has been waiting for the coronavirus to increase in the country so that election should be cancelled.That is what did wants If people does not vote on 23 June or July 02, the courts will give directions what to do next.Remember the judiciary responsibilities are interpreting protecting and enforcing the constitution,so they will direct the country what to do I wish if they can choose someone else as an… Read more »

3 years ago

If these people can be freed into the Malawian society, why is it that all flights have been stopped and yet we still have these buses duly officially organized trips..
Why cant those with opportunity working outside Malawi be allowed the cahnce to go through their own airport? Why should flights be barred but busses be allowed coming from hotspots of Covid 19 like South Africa? Very strange and absurd

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
3 years ago

How many have recovered?

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