Kenya has recorded
469 new cases of coronavirus from a sample size of 6,244 tests, translating to
a positivity rate of 7.5 percent.
The new infections have pushed Kenya’s COVID-19 caseload to 166,006.
At the same time, the Ministry of Health has announced 8 more COVID-19 related deaths.
China reported a drop in its daily tally of new coronavirus
cases on Monday, reversing four straight days of increases, as the capital,
Beijing, developed other measures to contain new infections.
Reports indicated that new infection reported in China by
Monday were from abroad, mostly for Chinese students who
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who is serving a
prison sentence for sexual assault and rape, has tested positive for the
coronavirus, according to the head of the state corrections officers union.
Weinstein, 68, has been placed in isolation at Wende
Correctional Facility, said Michael Powers, president of the
The SARS virus, which also originated from China in the year
2003 has striking similarities to the new Coronavirus (COVID-19), with both
being transmitted through respiratory droplets.
Despite the mortality rate of coronavirus being lower than
other recent outbreaks, the virus is likely to affect the global economy
By Daisy Okanga | The government has put in place stringent rules for individuals who go against the coronavirus (COVID-19) preventive measures that been formulated to prevent the spread of the virus.
Individuals who breach and isolate rules aimed at curbing
the spread of the virus which
Travel to and throughout Kenya has rapidly dropped in recent days, driven by concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Kenya Airways has been suspending flights to countries which have been hard hit with COVID-19, the latest being Italy with reported 300 deaths
Elevated demand of the U.S. dollar coupled with a decrease in tourism numbers and export earnings has seen the Kenyan shilling fall to a four-year low of Ksh. 105.987 at the close of market on Friday.
The shilling has been on a steady fall since Kenya
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Dr. Patrick Njoroge has released Ksh7.4billion to the Government's Consolidated Fund to support the government in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The money was gained from the mop-up of the old Ksh. 1000 banknotes during the demonetization process which
Most people who become infected with Coronavirus (COVID-19)
experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. This
is according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)
Global impact of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, saw more than
200,000 cases reported 82, 813 recovered while 8,010 had
The government has warned the public against holding congregations after three more cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Kenya
Cabinet Secretary for Health Mutahi Kagwe said Kenyans must pull together in one spirit to help prevent the spread of the virus which has killed more than