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Malawi: UNHCR Fact Sheet, August 2021

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51,415 refugees and asylum seekers are registered in Malawi as of 31 August 2021 with the majority living in Dzaleka refugee camp. 122 new arrivals and 181 new-born babies were registered in August.

As of 31 August 2021, UNHCR registered a cumulative total of 217 Covid-19 positive cases, 171 recoveries, 03 deaths and 18 lost follow-ups amongst persons of concern.

Dzaleka refugee camp, initially designed for 10,000 people, is congested with over 51,415 posing a serious health risk of community transmission of Covid-19 and other ailments.