Government bans public events after new confirmed case corona virus
Kenyans are in a panic mode after a patient has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in isolation at Mbagathi Hospital. The patient believed to have travelled from Ohio in the US through London and finally landed in Kenya on 5th started feeling unwell and took herself to the hospital on 12th March. The Health CS confirmed the case and assured citizens that the Government is well prepared and they are tracking all those individuals the patient had contact with. The lady travelled from Nairobi to Kitale and made the journey back before starting to develop symptoms of the disease.
This is a new case in Kenya and by last evening Ethiopia has also confirmed a victim believed to be a Japanese national. The government has since cancelled all foreign travels, public gatherings and sporting events in a bid to prevent spread of the disease. Speaking to members of press CS Health has asked citizens to exercise good hygiene by using sanitizers and avoid shaking hands, hugging or kissing. The WHO has since declared the disease a pandemic and called on all countries to step up the fight against spread of COVID-19. Kenya is jow the 39th Country in te world to confirm a case of COVID-19.