2021 in Malawi

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This article lists events from the year 2021 in Malawi.

Incumbents[edit source | edit]

Events[edit source | edit]

Ongoing – COVID-19 pandemic in Malawi

  • 12 January – President Chakwera declares a state of disaster amid a spike in coronavirus infections after two cabinet ministers die from COVID-19.[1]
  • 18 January – COVID-19 pandemic: The country goes under lockdown for the first time since the pandemic began. Malawi has recorded 12,470 coronavirus cases and 314 deaths, but there has been a 40% increase in infections in January.[2]

Deaths[edit source | edit]

  • 12 January
    • Lingson Belekanyama, politician, Local Government Minister; COVID-19.[1]
    • Sidik Mia, 56, politician, MP (2004–2014), Minister of Defence (2009–2010), Minister of Transport and Public Works (since 2020); COVID-19.[3]

See also[edit source | edit]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Malawi declares state of disaster as two ministers die of COVID-19". aljazeera.com. Al Jazeera English. January 12, 2021. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  2. "Malawi imposes first lockdown measures as virus flares". msn.com. AFP. January 18, 2021. Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  3. Another Cabinet Minister Sidik Mia Dies Of Covid-19

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