Malawi has recorded three cases of a new variant of COVID-19 known as Omicron and are all from Lilongwe.
Health Minister Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda further reveals that three are not showing symptoms but are in isolation.
Chiponda was addressing journalists on the current situation of the pandemic in the country.
She has discouraged parties during Christmas and new year cerebrations, political rallies and Church gatherings.
After the Presidential Task force on COVID-19 meeting next week, the minister has promised to come back to the media for an update.