The Parliament of Malawi regrets to inform Members of Parliament and the general public that one of the Members of the august House has tested positive for COVID-19 disease.
The Honourable Member is being assisted at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital while his close relations have been quarantined.
Following this development, Parliament is urging all Honourable Members, Staff and their close family relations to go for voluntary testing.
The Business Committee of the House has since held a meeting with Dr. John Phuka, Co-Chairperson of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 to look at measures of addressing the situation.
Parliament further wishes to remind Members of Parliament, and Staff to adhere to the Ministry of Health COVID-19 Preventive Measures and the measures that the Parliament of Malawi has put in place to curb the further spread of the corona virus