Nairobi and Mombasa Identified as COVID-19 Hotspots
Health Chief Administrative Secretary, Mercy Mwangangi, has attributed the surging rate of infection to high importation of cases into the two counties at the beginning of the pandemic. The ministry of health urged people residing in Nairobi and the coastal city to be more alert and adhere to the guidelines issued by the government.
Families of Covid-19 patients who have been buried by health officials donned in personal protective gear have decried the manner in which their family members have been buried, ... Read more »
Isolation facilities are full and since 80% of the patients in various hospitals are asymptomatic many will be released to be taken care of at home, according to Health Cabinet ... Read more »
Health workers say patients fear contracting the virus, forcing those with obstetric fistula, a childbirth-related injury caused by birthing complications, to suffer in silence. ... Read more »
President Uhuru Kenyatta has hinted that he may relax the curfew and containment measures in several counties that were implemented on March 2. He has also announced allocating ... Read more »
The government in March introduced a raft of measures including banning of all passenger flights, temporary closure of bars, suspension of learning in all education institutions, ... Read more »
A Nairobi resident uses improvised materials to protect himself from the novel coronavirus.