Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi
Source: Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi |

Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 update (14 April 2021)

New cases: 19 Cumulative confirmed cases: 33,891 Active cases: 948 Total recovered: 31,675 (78 new) Currently admitted in treatment units: 20 (2 new) New discharges from treatment units: 0 Total tests conducted: 225,576 (617 new) Total deaths: 1,134 (1 new) Total vaccinated to date: 240,744 (11,524 new)

Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi
Source: Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi |

Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 update (13 April 2021)

New cases: 13 Cumulative confirmed cases: 33,872 Active cases: 1,008 Total recovered: 31,572 (25 new) Currently admitted in treatment units: 19 (2 new) New discharges from treatment units: 2 Total tests conducted: 224,959 (323 new) Total deaths: 1,133 (1 new) Total vaccinated to date: 229,220 (16,605 new)

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Merck Foundation and African First Ladies plan to launch media recognition of “Mask Up With Care” to mark “World Health Day“ 2021 for enhancing COVID 19 awareness

Merck Foundation, year to date, in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministers of Health, have provided for more than 1100 doctors from 42 Countries with 1 & 2 year speciality scholarship to improve access to quality and equitable healthcare in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021 together with 19 African First Ladies by starting the “Mask Up With Care” Media Recognition Awards for African Media Representatives for advancing Community awareness about coronavirus. The awards are also announced for Media Representatives from Latin…

Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi
Source: Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi |

Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 update (12 April 2021)

New cases: 32 Cumulative confirmed cases: 33,859 Active cases: 1,021 Total recovered: 31,572 (93 new) Currently admitted in treatment units: 21 (4 new) New discharges from treatment units: 0 Total tests conducted: 224,636 (672 new) Total deaths: 1,132 (4 new) Total vaccinated to date: 212,615 (3,262 new)

Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi
Source: Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi |

Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 update (11 April 2021)

New cases: 22 Cumulative confirmed cases: 33,827 Active cases: 1,086 Total recovered: 31,479 (119 new) Currently admitted in treatment units: 19 (2 new) New discharges from treatment units: 5 Total tests conducted: 223,964 (585 new) Total deaths: 1,128 (1 new) Total vaccinated to date: 209,353 (4,995 new)

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African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)’s Transparency Tool Records ESCOM’s Impressive Payment Record to Malawi’s only Operational IPP

The payments have been collected and recorded by the Transparency Tool, a joint initiative of ATI and KfW

ESCOM, Malawi’s national power utility, made timely payments to the Ruo-Ndiza Hydroelectric power plant for 22,578 MWh of electricity supplied to the utility throughout 2020; The payments have been collected and recorded by the Transparency Tool, a joint initiative of ATI (www.ATI-aca.org) and KfW; This is the first report being…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 11 April 2021, 6 pm EAT

African recoveries Union (3,901,061) Member by States region:(55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,343,062), deaths (115,464 and recoveries (3,901,061) by region: Central (143,782 cases; 2,317 deaths; 129,033 recoveries): Burundi (3,119; 6; 1,155), Cameroon (61,731; 919; 56,926), CAR (5,569; 75; 5,112), Chad (4,619; 167; 4,279), congo (10,084; 137; 9,286), DRC (28,542; 745; 25,841), Equatorial…

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Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 10 April 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,330,666), deaths (115,191) and recoveries (3,888,495) by region: Central (143,411 cases; 2,315 deaths; 128,830 recoveries): Burundi (3,027; 6; 1,155), Cameroon (61,731; 919; 56,926), CAR (5,491; 75; 5,056), Chad (4,616; 167; 4,254), Congo (10,084; 137; 9,286), DRC (28,511; 745; 25,841), Equatorial Guinea (7,059;…

Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi
Source: Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi |

Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 update (9 April 2021)

Malawi has recorded 33,779 cases including 1,126 deaths

Malawi has registered 41 new COVID-19 cases, 99 new recoveries and one new death. All new cases are locally transmitted: 13 from Thyolo, nine from Blantyre, eight from Lilongwe, two each from Dowa and Ntchisi, and one each from Balaka, Mzimba South, Neno, Nkhata Bay, Ntcheu, Salima, and Zomba Districts. One…

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Africa’s largest inter-university hackathon brings students together on Zindi for data science, for good

More than $10 000 USD in prizes were awarded to data science students from 9 African countries

UmojaHack Africa 2021 was an unprecedented success, bringing more than 1000 students from 126 universities across Africa to compete on Zindi (www.Zindi.africa) in a virtual machine learning hackathon on the weekend of 27-28 March. More than $10 000 USD in prizes were awarded to data science students from 9 African…