A South African woman identified as Elizabeth Holloway who
had been placed under forced isolation at Kenya Industrial Training Institute
Nakuru has been found dead.
Her death was confirmed by Nakuru County Executive Committee (CEC) member in charge of health Gichuki Kariuki.
Holloway was under 14-day mandatory quarantine, and
Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists' Union
(KMPDU) Secretary General Dr Ouma Oluga has resigned after he was appointed to
serve as Heath Chief Officer under the Nairobi Metropolitan Service.
Dr Oluga stepped down from the Union leadership, a position
he has held for the past five years following
The World Bank and International Finance Corporation have
announced an increased package of $14 billion (Ksh1.5 trillion) to help
companies and countries prevent, detect and respond to the spread of
The package will strengthen national systems for public
health preparedness, including for disease containment, diagnosis, and
treatment, and support the
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have
requested creditors to grant debt relief for the poorest countries.
The financial institutions called on G20 to suspend debt
payments from International Development Association (IDA) countries that
In a joint statement, the regulators said the coronavirus
Kilifi County Governor Amason Kingi has temporarily banned all Public transport services among other key services within the county, effective March 27.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Kingi also directed all quarrying activities to halt their business, and all slaughterhouses until further notice.
Kenya’s Pharmacy and Poison’s board has advised the public against the use of Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine as a means of treating coronavirus.
The board has also banned all pharmacies and chemists from
selling Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine drugs to clients without a prescription
from a medical doctor.
“Following the news
The United States' Senate has approved a $2 trillion
(Ksh211.87 trillion) economic rescue bill to help lift the economy and address
the coronavirus pandemic.
The bill was unanimously approved on Wednesday and the legislation is currently under review in the US House of Representatives, US President Donald Trump
Kenya has registered one patient who fully recovered from
President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed the record during an
address to the Nation on Wednesday with a hopeful stand that the country is
poised to overcome the pandemic.
“We have registered our first patient who has fully recovered
from this virus. This
Uganda confirmed five more cases of coronavirus on
Wednesday, bringing the total to 13.
According to Director General of Health Services Dr. Henry Mwebesi, among the infected was an 8-month-old baby whose father had recently travelled back to the country from Kisumu
According to Mwebei who spoke to
By Daisy Okanga | More than 60 people who are believed to be migrants from Ethiopia were found dead in a cargo container in Mozambique's northwest Tete province, according to the United Nation’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) report.
The Truck en route from Malawi on