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27 April 2020

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Coronavirus cases in Kenya rise to 363

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Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has announced that Kenya has recorded 8 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number to 363. CS Kagwe, addressing the press at Afya House, said the new cases were evenly distributed between Nairobi and Mombasa with 4 each, adding that all of them are Kenyans. He also noted that the […]

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27 April 2020

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Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. George Magoha: Schools to Re-open in June

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Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. George Magoha has announced that schools will re-open in June. Schools were previously scheduled to re-open on May 4, but this has been pushed to June due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the country which now amount to 355 infected cases, 14 deaths, and 105 recoveries. Terrence Korir: […]

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24 April 2020

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8 Corona-virus Tips and Preventive Measures

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Protect yourself and others around you by knowing the facts and taking appropriate precautions. #Coronavirus Tips Senegalese Scientist Produce 3D ventilators for COVID-19 Patients Follow the advice provided by your local public health agency. To prevent the spread of COVID-19: Clean your hands often. Use soap and water, or an alcohol-based hand rub. #Coronavirus Tips […]

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24 April 2020

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Kenyans Stranded in China to be Flown Back Home

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Hundreds of Kenyans stranded in China will finally fly home on May 1, as the Kenyan Embassy in the country has communicated the date when a flight will be available. Those who wish to travel back home will pay Sh80,000 for the economy class ticket from Guangzhou to Nairobi. Tecra Karanja: Raila Mourns with Keroche […]

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23 April 2020

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WHO warns that coronavirus pandemic is not ending any time soon

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The World Health Organization has warned that the coronavirus crisis will not end any time soon, with many countries only in the early stages of the fight, as the global death toll surpassed 180,000. The pandemic has sparked not only a health emergency, but a global economic rout, with businesses struggling to survive, millions left […]

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23 April 2020

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President Uhuru rules out the idea of total lock-down

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has once again ruled out the idea of a total lockdown of the country. He said that he is advocating for as many people as possible to work from home and only those who must go to work to do so, given that they follow those guidelines set out by the government […]

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19 April 2020

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Coronavirus cases rise to 270 as death toll hits 14

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8 more patients have tested positive for coronavirus, raising the total number of cases to 270. At the same time, 2 more patients die, raising the death toll to 14. The eight new patients include 7 Kenyans and one foreigner who are aged between 17-65 years. Four of the patients are from Mombasa, three Nairobi […]

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19 April 2020

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U.N. agency predicts that COVID-19 will kill atleast 300,000 Africans

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The COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans and risks pushing 29 million into extreme poverty, the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) said on Friday, calling for a $100 billion safety net for the continent. Africa’s 54 countries have so far reported fewer than 20,000 confirmed cases of the disease, just a […]

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19 April 2020

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Pipeline, Kilimani and South C among the estates in Nairobi with the highest COVID-19 cases

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Health Cabinet secretary released a statement on Saturday, revealing the locations in Nairobi with the highest coronavirus cases. Nairobi county is the leading county in Kenya with the highest COVID-19 cases, a total of 193 cases, with the country having a total of 262 cases. The cases are spread across all estates with the highest […]

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17 April 2020

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12 more people test positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number to 246

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed that 12 more people have tested positive for Coronavirus bringing the total number of cases in the country to 246. The CS revealed that the 12 were confirmed from 450 tested samples. Five of the positive individuals are hotel workers while four were close contacts traced to already confirmed […]

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