Malawi Enforces Covid-19 Restrictions as Cases Surge

Property has been destroyed at Mapanga Prison Training College in Blantyre following a scuffle between Malawians who recently returned from South Africa and police officers. The returnees went rioting as they demanded their passports back and immediate release to go to their homes, protesting the quarantine protocol. Malawi Police have moved in fast to enforce Covid-19 preventive measures in a country where over 225 people have died from a cumulative 8,575 cases. The police's swift action follows a directive by the presidential taskforce on Covid-19. 

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