No Retreat: Kameza Covid-19 Isolation Centre Workers to Continue With Strike

No Retreat: Kameza Covid-19 Isolation Centre Workers  to Continue With Strike

By Loness Gwazanga, MANA Frontline workers at Kameza COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Blantyre say will continue with their stay-away despite District Commissioner Bennet Nkasala calling on them to end it and continue providing services while their grievances on unpaid allowances are being looked into. On Tuesday, Nkasala addressed the frontline workers who have been shunning work […]

No Covid-19 Testing Kits in Blantyre

No Covid-19 Testing Kits in Blantyre

The Blantyre District Health Office (DHO) has closed all the Covid-19 testing centres in the district due to shortage of testing kits, Malawi Voice has learnt. Blantyre District Director of Health and Social Services, Dr. Gift Kawalazira confirmed the development in an interview on Tuesday. He said the centres are only testing critical cases. “Yes, […]

Muluzi, Chakwera Agree to Fight Covid-19

Muluzi, Chakwera Agree to Fight Covid-19

The Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) President Atupele Muluzi has called for a unity of purpose in the fight against Coronavirus pandemic which has so far claimed seventeen lives in the country. Muluzi was reacting to President Lazarus Chakwera address in which he (Chakwera) called upon Malawians and other stakeholders to work hand in hand […]

Taskforce To Decide On Schools Re-Opening

Taskforce To Decide On Schools Re-Opening

By Glory Msowoya Blantyre, July 3, Mana: The Presidential Taskforce on Coronavirus Pandemic has disclosed that it will come up with final decision next week on the reopening of schools as the country continues to register more cases amidst stakeholders’ call to reopen schools. A press statement by the taskforce shows that Malawi registered 60 […]

Balaka Registers First Covid-19 Death

Balaka Registers First Covid-19 Death

By Mary Makhiringa Balaka, June 29, Mana: Health Promotion Officer (HPO) for Balaka, Mercy Nyirenda on Monday disclosed to Malawi News Agency (Mana) that the district has registered the first coronavirus (Covid-19) death since the first case was identified in the country a couple of months ago. Nyirenda said the deceased was admitted to Balaka […]

Malawi Confirms 2O New Covid-19 Cases, 2 Deaths

Malawi Confirms 2O New Covid-19 Cases, 2 Deaths

Malawi has for the past 24 hours, registered two new Covid-19 deaths and 20 new cases, thus according to Presidential Task Force on Covid-19. Co-Chairperson of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19,Dr. John Phuka, said a senior government official who was working in Chitipa and a 26-year-old man from Mwanza District have died of Covid-19. […]

Tourism Units To Benefit From Covid-19 Cushion Funds

Tourism Units To Benefit From Covid-19 Cushion Funds

By Tione Andsen Lilongwe, June 17, Mana: Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Wildlife has singled out that only law abiding tourism units will qualify to get a financial boost from the special fund meant to cushion the industry in light of the Covid-19 inflicted economic shocks. Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Ministry, Milca Manyozo […]

Malawi Record 48 New Covid-19 Cases

Malawi Record 48 New Covid-19 Cases

Malawi has registered 48 new COVID-19 cases, three new recoveries, and one new death, official statistics say. The new death was one of our frontline officers in the COVID-19 fight. All these new cases are associated with travel history.  Sixteen more new cases were identified during screening at Mwanza border between 3rd June to 10th […]

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