COVID-19 hits Golf Union

Golf in Malawi

The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to impact different sectors, including sports, as Golf Union of Malawi lost Zomba Gymkhana Club ex-captain Edward Mbesa.

According to a letter to all its affiliates which GUoM president Hudson Kamtwanje has written, the national Golf coach, Dingaan Chirwa has also tested positive to the virus and is isolated in line with the Ministry of Health guidelines and receiving treatment.

“May I request all those that were in contact with Dingaan Kelvin Chirwa the past 30 days and management of BSC (Blantyre Sports Club) to follow recommendations from Ministry of Health as follows: BSC to close the premises for disinfection immediately. Individuals should go into isolation (self-quarantine) for a minimum of 14 days (including caddies who closely worked with). If some individuals have any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 they should go for a test,” reads the letter.

Sporting activities remain suspended in the country due to the virus.

By Wednesday evening, the country had registered 3302 cases, with 153 being new ones.

Out of the figure, 1282 had recovered, with 26 being new on the day.