Malawi COVID-19 Situation Update No.27 - 18 Sept 2020

This is the 27th Situation Report on the COVID-19 from the UN in Malawi as of 18th September 2020. It is produced by the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Malawi.

MALAWI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Blantyre District Health Office supported to train 760 Health Surveillance Assistants in contact tracing and Lilongwe District Health Office supported to provide surveillance and rapid response team activities
  • 10 passengers plan to use the final WFP Aviation COVID-19 humanitarian flights in and out of Malawi
  • 153 health facilities were given reporting forms to track use of COVID-19 supplies thereby increasing accountability
  • 2,568 Malawian returnees from South Africa, including 294 children, were supported with various items in the two holding centres in Machinga and Domasi
  • 120 police officers were trained on guidelines for protecting vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Mobile courts strengthened in 6 districts on women’s access to justice for SGBV
  • 2.62 million people will require humanitarian assistance during the next lean season
  • Development of a comprehensive COVID-19 awareness programme for farming communities
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