Some concerned teachers have petitioned government through the ministry of education to start giving them risk allowances and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) now that COVID-19 has hit schools.
Global Hope Mobilization (GLOHOMO) has donated COVID-19 preventive items and trained officers at Mwanza District Health Office and Mwanza border.
Nyasa Manufacturing Company (NMC) has presented 50, 000 surgical masks to Blantyre District Health Office in its drive to curb further spread of COVID-19.
Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC) has asked government to consult a wide sector of the society in coming up with new COVID-19 guidelines saying consulting a few ministries and departments will not yield the much-desired results.
As cases of Covid-19 continue to surge in the country, a heath rights activist Maziko Matemba has asked government to take a bold step and purchase Covid-19 vaccines.
The body of Vice President of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Mohammad Sidik Mia has been laid to rest with a call to government to fulfil all development projects which late Mia lined up to be implemented in the Lower Shire.
Former president, Professor Peter Mutharika, says is saddened with death of two cabinet ministers, Sidik Mia and Lingson Belekanyama, who died today Monday of COVID-19.
Malawi cabinet has lost two ministers to COVID-19 in about two hours today.
Epidemiologist at College of Medicine, Dr. Titus Divala, says calling the new version of COVID-19 “second wave” is undermining the disease, saying what the country is experiencing now is a fresh epidemic altogether.
Communities in Chikwawa have questioned the seriousness of health officials in containing COVID-19 after allowing body of a person who died of COVID-19 to be ferried to Karonga, about 900 kilometers away.