” 8 NEW #COVID-19 infections in Kenya bringing the total number to 15″ Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced in the #KomeshaCorona Press briefing.
Out of the latest 8 cases, 5 are Kenyans & 3 are foreign nationals-two French and one Mexican. All the 8 are imported cases from Europe & America, ranging from age 20 for the youngest & 67years for the oldest; CS Mutahi Kagwe.
“We are tracing 363 persons who had come into contact with patients. “So far we only have three people awaiting processing at Mbagathi hospital. The rest have been processed & discharged,” CS Kagwe at #KomeshaCorona brief briefing.
“Kenyans MUST treat this matter with the seriousness it deserves, by adjusting & changing their lifestyles. If we continue to behave normally, this disease will treat us abnormally,” CS Kagwe in #KomeshaCorona update.
Stay home and wash your hands with soap and running water for at least 20 Seconds to #KomeshaCorona , Dr. Mercy Mwangangi, Chief Administration Secretary , Ministry of Health.
The ministry of Health @MOH_Kenya is collaborating with counties to set up isolation centres countrywide to handle coronavirus cases. If you need help call 719.
Take precautions at home to #KomeshaCorona by Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces each day . Dr. Mercy Mwangangi, CAS Health explains how to do . Take care and Don’t forget to wash your hands frequently.
“We are working hard as Government with the #COVID19 Technical Multi-Agency Taskforce to ensure Kenyans are sensitised on #KomeshaCorona precautionary measures
Thank you to the Healthcare workers for your sacrifice and dedication in addressing this pandemic” – PS @susan_mochache
THE GOVT HAS TAKEN THE FOLLOWING MEASURES:
✔All international flights are suspended effective Wednesday
March 25th, 2020 at midnight with the exception of cargo flights
whose crew must observe strict guidelines #KomeshaCorona
All persons who violate the self-quarantine requirement will be FORCEFULLY
quarantined for a full period of 14 days AT THEIR COST , and thereafter ARRESTED and CHARGED under the Public Health Act.
✔The NERC has directed the suspension of all church, mosques, &other religious gatherings. This also include weddings, funerals & other social gatherings which are
restricted to immediate family members only. These directives
take effect immediately until further notice.
✔All public service vehicles must adhere to the directive issued on Friday March
20th, 2020 failure to which the respective Sacco licenses will be revoked. The Inspector General of Police has been already directed to enforce this directive. #KomeshaCorona
✔ Effective midnight tonight, all BARS will remain closed until further notice. Restaurants are to remain open but only for purposes of facilitating take away services.
✔Whereas we had allowed Kenyans and foreigners with valid residence permits to come in to the country, we have observed
that there are those who are not observing the self-quarantine protocol. #KomeshaCorona.
✔Kenyans who are currently in foreign countries, will not have come back within the period are advised to observe the guidelines issued in the respective countries wherever they are.
✔Countries wishing to evacuate their nationals must make their
arrangements to do so within this period. #KomeshaCorona
✔Those coming into
the country between now and Wednesday will undergo mandatory quarantine at a government designated facility at
their own expense #KomeshaCorona