The first case of coronavirus became mentioned in Kenya on Friday the 13th. This comes after UN introduced 1 Billion Dollars for infected countries. Initially, most Kenyans had speculated that there had been already cases and the Government became preserving off to avoid public panic and put together measures to address it.
Covid-19 Preventive measures:
All Kenyans have been recommended to take a look at the following preventive measures:
- Regularly and punctiliously wash your hands with cleaning soap and water, or use alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
- Maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (five feet) between your self and everybody who is coughing or sneezing.
- Persons with a cough or sneezing need to live domestic or preserve a social distance, however avoid blending with others in a crowd.
- Maintain excellent respiration hygiene through covering your mouth and nose while coughing and sneezing with a handkerchief, tissue, or into flexed elbow.
- Stay at domestic if you experience sick with signs like fever, cough and difficulty in breathing.
- Suspend all public gatherings, conferences and events.
- Suspend all inter – faculty events.
- Public transport providers are directed to offer hand sanitizers for their clients and everyday cleansing of the vehicles.
- Temporary suspension of jail visits for the next 30 days.
- Kenyans must not abuse social media systems or bask in spreading misinformation that can purpose fear and panic.
There has been fake information circulating that Black People can not be affected due to the melanin pigment in their skin. Contrary to the belief that no African had tested advantageous for Coronavirus, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe on Friday confirmed that the lady who tested high-quality in Kenya is of black skin. Speaking at some point of a presser in Nairobi, CS Mutahi Kagwe rubbished claims that Africans can not contract COVID-19. “There has been this misguided belief which you can’t get coronavirus because (you’re black). The female is 27 years and he or she is black,” stated the CS.
The Ministry of Health mentioned that Most Kenyans infected with Coronavirus can also experience moderate illness but will get better quickly. Through a assertion to newsrooms, the Ministry, however, stated that the disease can be more severe most of the elderly and those who notice symptoms must self-quarantine and speak to health officials immediately.
When questioned whether the girl become screened on the airport, CS Mutahi Kagwe said that she became screened at all the airports she passed thru but did not show any signs. “The girl travelled from Ohio through Chicago via London, and eventually landed Nairobi. In a majority of these locations she turned into screened.
The case, which become showed on March 12, 2020, is the primary one to be mentioned in Kenya since the beginning of the outbreak in China in December 2019. The case is a Kenyan citizen who travelled returned to Nairobi coming back from the USA of America thru London, United Kingdom on March 5, 2020.
She was showed tremendous through the National Influenza Centre Laboratory on the National Public Health Laboratories. According to Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, the affected person is clinically stable, and is being controlled at the Infectious Diseases Unit on the Kenyatta National Hospital.