No movement in and out of Nairobi Metropolitan area, Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa for 21 days to combat Covid-19 spread: Uhuru orders

Latest Covid-19 statistics in Kenya.
Latest Covid-19 statistics in Kenya.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced the banning of movement in and out of Nairobi Metropolitan area, and Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa for the next 21 days so as to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. This directive comes into force on Monday April 6, 2020 at 7.00p.m.

This comes as two more people were announced to have died due to the Coronavirus Disease. This raises the number of those killed by the coronavirus in Kenya to six.

16 more people were reported to have tested positive for the diseasebringing the total number of infections to 158; as at 6th April, 2020.
Statistics from the Ministry of Health show that 82% of Kenyan reported cases are from Nairobi metropolitan area while 14% of the cases came from Kilifi, Kwale and Mombasa.

Coronavirus Disease is a new respiratory disease which is highly contagious and it’s mainly spread from person-to-person The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes, so it’s important that you also practice respiratory etiquette.

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