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His Excellency the State President Dr Lazarus Chakwera received the COVID-19 Vaccine on 11 March 2021
His Excellency the State President Dr Lazarus Chakwera received the COVID-19 Vaccine on 11 March 2021

Malawi is now swept by a new, fast-spreading wave of COVID-19 that is quickly overwhelming the healthcare system. This is happening after being relatively spared in 2020. Cumulatively, Malawi has registered 27,195 cases as of 7th February 2021. Out of which more than 45 percent of the cases were recorded in January 2021.  In the first few weeks of January 2021, the number of people confirmed with the disease has doubled every four to five days. According to Johns Hopkins University data, it took less than 21 days for COVID-19 deaths to double in 5 African countries - Malawi, Botswana, Comoros Islands, Lesotho and Zimbabwe placing them among the top 5 countries globally where COVID-19 deaths doubled the quickest. Currently, Malawi is among the 20 countries in Africa with a case fatality (3.1 percent) above the global average of 2.2 percent. Additionally, of the 20 African countries that the Johns Hopkins University has testing data on; Malawi is among the countries with a low testing rate (testing 2 people per thousand). Importantly, while the WHO recommends a positive rate of 5 percent or lower for at least 14 days as an indicator that a country has the pandemic under control. The positivity rate for Malawi has surpassed this threshold, hovering mostly around 20 percent. 

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Malawi - Subnational Administrative Boundaries

Malawi administrative level 0 (country), 1 (region), 2 (district or city council), and 3 (traditional authority area) boundary polygon and line shapefiles and gazetteer. Vetting and live service provision by Information Technology Outreach Services (ITOS) with…

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20 Feb 2020
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Malawi - Subnational Population Statistics

Malawi administrative level 0-2 sex and age disaggregated 2021 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2021 These CSV tables are suitable for database or ArcGIS linkage to the Malawi administrative level 0-3 boundaries shapefiles.

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Posted:
04 Aug 2021
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