Could COVID-19 Move Landmark Presidential Election in Malawi?

Malawians will return to the polls in early July for a presidential election rerun ordered by the country's top court, which annulled 2019's vote results because of irregularities. But now the Malawi Electoral Commission fears that although the country has not yet recorded any positive coronavirus case, the pandemic could threaten the staging of the crucial July 2, 2020 polls.


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