Malawi COVID-19 Situation Update No.28 - 25 Sept 2020

This is the 28th Situation Report on the COVID-19 from the UN in Malawi as of 25th September 2020. It is produced by the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Malawi.

Key Highlights:

  • The Inter-Cluster Coordination Group is facilitating the development of the National Contingency Plan and the Food Insecurity Response Plan
  • New supplies valued at $992,547.78 were received this week into the Bollore Warehouse representing 81% of required procurements
  • 77,900 persons were screened at points of entry this week
  • Over 14,000 people in 6 districts received community-based mental health and psychosocial support by District Social Welfare Offices
  • 52 out of 321 child marriages were terminated by the District Social Welfare office of Kasungu
  • Ministry of Health is developing a community case definition to use in schools to identify COVID-19 suspected cases among learners
  • 53% of households surveyed in the 9th Emergency Agriculture and Food Security Surveillance System are relying on food purchases as the main source of food
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