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Malawian Returnees Who Tested COVID-19 Positive on the Run

Blantyre District Health Office says it is hunting for COVID-19 positive Malawians who escaped at Kamuzu stadium after their repatriation from South Africa who came using buses. Addressing journalists on Saturday , Blantyre District Health Officer, Dr Kawalazila said there was misunderstanding when the returnees arrived in the country. “On …

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Asian Business Community Donates Medical Equipment

On Saturday, Asian Business Community (ABC) donated medical equipment amounting to Six Hundred Million Malawi Kwacha (600,000,000) to Blantyre DHO, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH), Chanco and LMJ clinics to fight against the novel Coronavirus. Addressing journalists during the donation ceremony at Victoria Gardens in Blantyre, the association’s Vice Chairman …

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COVID-19 Conflicting Messages Irk Dowa DC

District Commissioner (DC) for Dowa district , Alex Mdooko has expressed worries with the media giving conflicting messages on coronavirus pandemic saying the efforts which are being made to prevent further its spread are effortless. Mdooko says the media is not supposed to be in the forefront disseminating conflicting messages …

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GAYO Fights COVID-19 at Mchinji District Hospital

Girls Activist Youth Organization (GAYO) with assistance from World Vision on Wednesday donated protective gears to Mchinji District Hospital to fight against the novel coronavirus. Speaking during the donation ceremony which took place at the district hospital ,GAYO Girls’ Coordinator Charity Chafutwa said the organization thought it wise to do …

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Asian Business Community Geared to Defeat COVID-19

Asian Business Community (ABC) says it is ready to continue working hand in hand with Malawi Government to win the fight against novel conavirus (COVID-19). The Association made the assurance on Monday during a press briefing at Victoria Hotel in Blantyre. Addressing journalists , the Association’s Chairman, Dr Parth Patel …

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Muslim Female Student Vows to Fight COVID-19 at Zomba Central Prison

A final year Muslim female student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics and Mathematics at University of Malawi, Chancellor College , Jaariah Misyaje asks well-wishers to support her initiative to bail out inmates at Zomba Central Prison from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Misyaje who is a Co-Founder at Environment Friends …

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Mutharika Hails Faith Groups in Fight Against COVID-19

President Peter Mutharika has commended religious groups in the country for taking a leading role in the fight against novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Mutharika made the remarks yesterday when he met officials from Public Affairs Committee (PAC) at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre. “Let me speak about Coronavirus. Coronavirus is real as …

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Washington DC Gives Lilongwe Billions to Fight Against COVID-19

The United States Government has committed 3 Million United States Dollars (about 2.2 Billion Malawi Kwacha),through the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the U.S. Mission to Malawi, to support Malawi Ministry of Health (MoH) to fight COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement issued by US Embassy …

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PPE Still Lacking in Health Facilities

As the Cabinet Committee and some selected Memebers of Parliament (MPs) have started tours to various councils and health facilities in Malawi, Area 25 health centre workers have put down their tools demanding government to address all of their issues including procurement of Personal Preventive Equipment (PPE) ,hand sanitizers and …

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Malawi Confirms Two COVID-19 Cases

In the past 24 hours the country have recorded 2 new cases of COVID-19, Ministry of Health has confirmed. According to Minister of Health Jappie Mhango, one case is a 47-year-old man from Chileka, Blantyre who arrived in Malawi from Tanzania and was on self-quarantine. Mhango says the patient has …

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