Last week, India’s COVID-19 tally of cases went past 42 lakh with a record 90,802 people being infected in a day. According to the High Commissioner of India in Malawi, Anurag Bhushan, Indian companies that manufacture medical equipment have scaled up production of PPEs, ventilators, masks, as the country is also supplying to other countries.
In a circular to the Indian community in Malawi, the Commissioner outlined despite the record outbreak, India remains positive, as figures show that there has been a 77.3% recovery rate, 1.7% death rate, as active cases are at 21%.
In the letter, the Commissioner thanked the community for amassing resources to help those in need amidst the coronavirus pandemic. As of 4:17pm today, Malawi registered 5621 cases, 3,590 recoveries and 176 deaths.