Malawi has registered 108 new COVID-19 cases, 39new recoveries, and 6 new deaths. Three of the new deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, of which two are from Lilongwe and one from Likoma.
The other three deaths are from Lilongwe: two occurred on 27th July and one occurred on 26th July. All new cases are locally transmitted infections of which two are healthcare workers from Nkhata-Bay.
The distribution of the other cases is as follows: 60 from Blantyre, 22 from Lilongwe, 12 from Nkhata-Bay, five from Zomba and one each from Balaka, Chiradzulu, Chitipa, Dowa, Likoma, Mangochi and Mzimba North.
Malawi has recorded 4,186 cases including 120 deaths. Of these cases, 993 are imported infections and 3,193 are locally transmitted. Cumulatively, 1,914 cases have now recovered bringing the total number of active cases to 2,152.
The average age of the cases is 36.6 years, the youngest case being aged 1 month, the oldest being 93 years and 66.9% are male.
The country has so far conducted 30,930 COVID-19 tests in 39 COVID-19 testing sites of which 663 tests have been done in the past 24 hours.