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UN Malawi COVID-19 Update Situation Update No. 30 (at 23 October 2020)

UNCT Malawi
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  • Chileka International Airport authorities supported to set up Mobile Support Units for receiving and screening passengers
  • 5 clinical infra-red handheld thermometers provided to MoH Epidemiology Unit for screening returnees at Mwanza border
  • 25,785 people reached with COVID-19 educational messaging, including 257 persons living with disabilities
  • Procurement of more than $8 million of supplies was supported by UNICEF on behalf of World Bank, Health Sector Joint Fund (HSJF) and GAVI
  • 750 children living or working on the streets in four districts provided with psychosocial and material support since the beginning of the response
  • 19,900 people reached with community-based mental health and psychosocial support in six districts by District Social Welfare Offices
  • The Minimum Expenditure Basket and Market Monitoring Round 11 found increases in food prices in all four regions