Malawi

UN Malawi COVID-19 Update Situation Update No. 24 (Updated on 28 August 2020)

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MALAWI HIGHLIGHTS

  • A phased re-opening of schools from 7 in September was announced. Facility audits and developing response plans at school level are currently underway

  • Govt urgently requires more than US$6.76 million for safe re-opening of schools

  • Staff from all COVID-19 51 testing sites trained on new testing protocols

  • 6 health care facilities and 4 emergency treatment units assessed for operational effectiveness

  • 21 mobile storage units erected in 9 districts for storage, screening and isolation

  • 617 returnees at Nalikule, Domasi and Machinga TTC were provided with WASH services

  • 1 813 000 people reached with protection, gender and inclusion messages

  • 15 radio stations aired agriculture extension messages covering COVID-19 issues