Just in : 14 students from Nairobi university infected with Covid-19.


KTN news reports that 14 students from the University of Nairobi of sciences famously known as Kenya science have been infected with the corona virus and quarantined at Kenyatta National Hospital.

The university council has ordered to screen all students in both halls one and two after the school had definitely closed.


The infected student is said to be from the same common room and one happens to be in contact with the first corona virus victim on the 6th of March this year.

Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe announced two people who sat next to the first patient on the aeroplane as she travelled back from the United States via London had tested positive.

“As a result of this we are going to implement the following measures: Only Kenyan citizens and foreigners with valid resident permits will be allowed to come into the country provided they proceed on self-quarantine or in a government quarantine facility,” President Uhuru Kenyatta said.

Kenyatta said this would come into effect in the next 48 hours and would remain in place for 14 days.

Every foreigner who has entered the country in the past 14 days has been ordered to self-quarantine.

In addition from Monday, all primary and secondary schools are to close, with boarding schools and university to shut by the end of the week. All companies have been urged to allow employees to work from home.

Kenyatta also said citizens should avoid congregating in places of worship and shopping malls.




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