At least 1,005 cases and 13 deaths. Outbreak.
See the Ministry of Health, Malawi COVID-19 dashboard.
27 June: Cases have surged throughout June, with a total of 1,005 cases confirmed. Around two-thirds are imported cases and around 70% are male. There have been 13 fatalities and 260 recoveries to date. All 28 districts have reported cases. The most affected area is the Mwanza Border near Mozambique, with 385 cases, where many Malian returnees are passing through. The next most affected area is the capital city, Lilongwe, with 190 cases.
3 June: At least 52 new cases were reported in a day. Overall 42 patients have recovered and more than 5,500 tests have been conducted. A 21-day lockdown is apparently continuing. Mwanza district is worst affected with 252 cases.
27 May: A total of 101 cases and four deaths have been confirmed.
12 May: At least 23 cases have been added to the total tally since the last update. Ten districts have reported cases. The highest number of cases reported in a day was 13 cases on 9 May.
24 April: Ten new cases have been reported since the previous day, all of which were in the capital city Lilongwe. The total number of cases has reached 33.
7 April: The first death has been reported in a 51-year-old woman with underlying health issues. The total number of cases has reached eight.