Malawi registers first cases of Covid19

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Malawi has registered three cases of coronavirus.

President Peter Mutharika announced the news this evening, in a state of the nation address.

According to Mutharika, the cases involve a female person who travelled from India, her relative and a domestic worker.

He is expected to give details on the government’s further response to the situation.

Malawi was among the few African countries yet to report coronavirus cases.

Others include Lesotho, Comoros, South Sudan and São Tomé and Príncipe. 

Meanwhile, trackers have been deployed to trail contacts of the three people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in Lilongwe.



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