Large number of reported malaria cases in Ngamiland, Botswana

There have been 618 reported cases of malaria with 6 deaths in Ngamiland (including the Okavango and Ngami districts) during the past 6 months. Travellers to any region where malaria transmission is occurring can reduce their risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.

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