Neno district health authorities say they have registered a first maternal death due to cholera at Ligowe health centre, bringing the total number of cholera deaths to four.
Thyolo district has been added to the list of the cholera-affected districts after recording the first five cases and one death.
Two new cholera cases have been registered in Blantyre, bringing recorded cases to 518 with six deaths in the district.
Mzuzu city has become the third district in the Northern Region to be hit with Cholera after laboratory results for samples taken from an 80-year-old lady have come out positive.
A first suspected Cholera case has been reported in Mzuzu, a disease that has killed at least 12 people in the neighboring Nkhatabay.
Save the Children (STC) has decried a surge in the number of children affected by a cholera outbreak in Nsanje.
As the country continues registering cholera cases, health rights activists George Jobe and Maziko Matemba have observed that the fight against the disease needs multi-sectoral collaboration as it is unhygienic related disease.
Nsanje District’s Acting Director of Health and Social Services, Dr. Gilbert Chapweteka, says there is a huge decline in the number of cholera cases being recorded having registered only two cases in the past week.
A suspected cholera case has been reported in Mangochi where a 70 year old woman has been admitted at Mulibwanji hospital.
Ministry of Health says Malawi is on the right track in eradicating the cholera epidemic.