The Ministry of Health has confirmed a Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Nairobi. The case, which was confirmed on the 12th March 2020, is the first one to be reported in Kenya since the beginning of the outbreak in China in December 2019
All Kenyans should observe the following:
- Regularly and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water, or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (5 feet) between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
- Persons with a cough or sneezing should stay home or keep a social distance, but avoid mixing with others in a crowd.
- Maintain good respiratory hygiene by covering your mouth and nose while coughing and sneezing with a handkerchief, tissue,or into flexed elbow.
- Stay at home if you feel unwell with symptoms like fever, cough
and difficulty in breathing.
All people who have traveled into Kenya from Countries affected by Corona virus are required to observe a mandatory self-quarantine for a period of not less than 14 days, failure to which they will be put into forced quarantine at a government facility at their own cost. Also legal action will be taken against them at the end of the quarantine period.
These directives remain in place until fresh ones are given out.
TO COMPLY WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF KENYA DIRECTIVES, AGMARK SHALL REMAIN CLOSED DURING THIS PERIOD AND ALL STAFF HAVE BEEN REQUESTED TO DISCHARGE THEIR DUTIES FROM HOME.