Kenya has confirmed one more case of Covid-19, as the government continues to implement several measures to curb the spread of the virus. Health Cabinet Secretary, Mutahi Kagwe while confirming the case, said so far 23 people have tested negative and have been released from Mbagathi Hospital.
The latest case to be confirmed, is of a passenger who travelled from London into the country on March 9th.
Kenyan citizens have been asked to maintain basic respiratory hygiene and clean food practices, avoid shaking hands, and stay away from areas where people are congregating as some of the safety measures against the deadly virus which has sent countries into lockdown.
The government in the latest directives, has allowed cargo ships to dock at the port of Mombasa, in a bid to cushion the economy from collapsing following the COVID-19 outbreak. CS, Kagwe says all crew will be quarantined for sometime and the ships disinfected to ensure there’s no more importation of the virus into the country.
Meanwhile in Senate, Senate Majority Leader, Kipchumba Murkomen has moved a motion of adjournment of the Senate, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and further alter the calendar of the Senate to reconvene on April 14th, 2020 at 2.30pm.