In the past 24 hours, # Malawi has registered 3 new # COVID
-19 cases, 80 new recoveries, and no new deaths. Two of the new cases (one each from Blantyre and Nsanje) are locally transmitted infections.
One new case from Neno was identified at the Mwanza border during routine screening of people entering the country.
Cumulatively, Malawi has recorded 5,579 cases including 175 deaths. Of these cases, 1,127 are imported infections and 4,452 are locally transmitted.
Cumulatively, 3,500 cases have
now recovered bringing the total number of active cases to 1,904.
The average age of the cases is 36.5 years, the youngest case is aged 1 month, the oldest is 98 years and 68% are male.
The country has so far conducted 45,789 COVID-19 tests in 45 COVID-19 testing sitesof which 167 tests have been done in the past 24 hours.