HEALTH Minister Dr Jonas Chanda has disclosed that Malaria cases in the country have increased from 5.3 million in 2019 to 7.6 million. And Dr Chanda says the country has in the last 24 hours recorded 20 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths. Speaking when he officiated at the virtual commemoration of World Malaria day, Monday, Dr Chanda said the increase in Malaria cases could not be allowed to continue. “In 2020, the region witnessed an increase in Malaria cases and Zambia was not spared. As a country we had an increase of 29.5 percent in Malaria cases that is almost a 30 percent increase across the country from 5.3 million in 2019, to 7.6 million cases. This increase cannot…...

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