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Malawi’s local government minister dies after Covid-19 infection

Malawis Local Government Minister Dies After Covid 19 Infection

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Malawi’s Local Government Minister Lingson Belekanyama has died after getting Covid-19, according to government officials.

Government officials have confirmed the death of Belekanyama who was diagnosed with Covid-19 two weeks ago.

Local news outlet Nation Online reported that “Min. of Information Gospel Kazako has confirmed the death of Belekanyama saying the country has lost a true patriot, hardworker, unifying factor & someone very focused.”

The minister was quoted as saying that “government will follow Covid-19 procedures in the burial of Belekanyama.”

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Belekanyama is the highest public official and first Cabinet member to succumb to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Malawi has 9,027 confirmed cases of coronavirus including 235 deaths.

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