Malawi’s Ministry of Health has announced the country’s first coronavirus-related death.
The patient was a 51-year-old Malawian woman of Indian origin who had recently returned to the country from the UK.
According to the ministry, she had an underlying health condition.
Meanwhile, the country has also announced three new cases of coronavirus. Two of the patients are in the city of Blantyre and the other in Chikwawa town.
This brings the total number of cases in the country to eight.