Malawi

UN Malawi COVID-19 Update Situation Update No. 35 (at 18 January 2021)

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MALAWI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Malawi declared a state of national disaster on 12 January, 2021.
  • Assistance for oxygen supply to support case management being provided.
  • Two Cabinet ministers died during the reporting week due to COVID-19.
  • Public gatherings have been restricted to no more than 50 people.
  • Schools closed for 3 weeks, with boarding students asked to remain on campus.
  • 54,484 households are being supported with Lean Season Response cash distributions.
  • 1,250,000 people reached with COVID-19 messages through local channels.
  • Distributions of take-home school meal rations to be completed by this week.