Vice President of the Republic of Malawi Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima has tested negative for COVID-19.
Chilima disclosed the status on his official Facebook page today.
“Earlier in the day, I again went for tests as guided by the health personnel two weeks ago when I was first tested. I have again tested negative. Together let us fight and defeat COVID-19,” he says.
Chilima expresses worry as the pandemic continues to kill many people in the country.
“The upsurge in COVID-19 cases continues to be alarming and frightening in our country. Over 50 people have succumbed to the disease so far. May their souls Rest In Peace,” Chilima says.
The Vice President has urged Malawians to continue following precautionary measures to defeat the disease.
“Once again, I urge you to continue washing hands regularly, practicing respiratory hygiene, keeping social distance, putting on masks as well as following home remedies that are being recommended by health experts but most importantly by getting tested for COVID-19,” he says.