Malawi has reported its first three confirmed cases of coronavirus.

The southern African nation was among the few countries on the continent yet to report a case. Others include Lesotho, Comoros, South Sudan, and São Tomé and Príncipe.

President Peter Mutharika made the announcement in an address to the nation while the government also tweeted about it on its official handle

IN TANZANIA, the country’s immigration department has extended visas for foreign nationals who can’t leave the country because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Foreign visitors, who applied online, were given visa extensions of three months.

The extension starts from the date the traveler arrives in Tanzania if their arrival is within the three months covered by their original visa application.

Tanzania has reported 20 cases of coronavirus to date, including one death and two recovered patients.