Children in Kenya are facing the greatest disruption to their education after schools were closed indefinitely nearly three months ago due to corona virus. The virus has disrupted the environments in which children grow and develop. Disruptions to families, friendships, daily routines and the wider community can have negative consequences for children’s well-being, development and protection.
Kenya continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic with cases steadily rising each day. There are many things we can do to prevent the spread of virus that causes COVID-19. This includes washing our hands, coughing into our elbows, avoiding touching our faces, staying home if we’re feeling sick and social distancing.
Due to increasing new cases of Covid _ 2019 in Kenya, partial lockdown in Nairobi, Mandera and Mombasa was extended for 30 days with effect from 07/06/2020, according to the President Uhuru Kenyatta, the country was not ready yet to fully open up, but adjust curfew hours to 9pm from 7pm earlier, and end at 4am.
Addressing the nation from State House, Nairobi on Saturday, President Uhuru Kenyatta said relaxing measures by 20 per cent would lead to 200,000 new infections and 30,000 deaths by December.
Prof. Stephen Kiama, was officially installed as the eighth Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, taking over from Prof. Peter Mbithi. During his installation in Taifa Hall, Main Campus on June 5, 2020, Prof. Kiama promised to institute reforms and steer the ship during in the turbulent waters.
Confirmed Covid-19 case load in Kenya surpassed the 2000 Mark on 1st of June 2020. Each of us has a role to play, adopting responsible social behaviors to break the transmission chain of the virus is of vital importance. We must therefore, continue to strictly observe the containment measures and obey the advisories issued by the Government.
Protect yourself and be supportive to others.
Kenya’s coronavirus situation has risen to 1,348 after 62 new positive cases were reported by the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) for Health, Dr. Rashid Aman.
He said the cases were drawn from a sample of 2,293 tested in the last 24 hours. Cumulatively the samples tested stand at 64,264.