478 Malawian Returnees from South Africa arrive back home

A total of 478 Malawians who were living in the Republic of South Africa have arrived in the country.

The returnees; who include 33 children under the age of five, arrived through Mwanza border on Friday, 10th July, 2020 at around 3.30AM.

They were ferried under police escort to Machinga Teachers’ Training College and Nalikule College of Education in Lilongwe, where they have been accommodated. They have all been provided with basic necessities such as food, blankets, pails and soap.

Prior to their accommodation, the returnees underwent security, immigration and health screening. They have all been tested for Covid-19 and are waiting for their results.

Once results are out, all precautionary measures will be followed for those who have tested positive.