Coronavirus

More deaths, more infections; coronavirus is eating into Kenya

Kenya has recorded 21 more cases of covid-19 raising the country’s confirmed cases to 758. All the positive cases confirmed in the last 24 hours are all Kenyans after the country tested 1486 samples.

Another Kenyan truck driver tests positive in Uganda

Uganda has recorded three new cases of covid-19 taking the country's totals to 88. The country tested a total of 2484 samples on Saturday and found three men positive, all who had a recent...

Corona: 17 new cases in Nairobi alone as death toll rises to 22

Kenya has confirmed 24 new cases of covid-19, taking its totals to 435. A total of 1195 samples were tested with Eastleigh and Kawangware estates of Nairobi recording 11 and seven positive cases while Mombasa...

Corona vaccine hope: Chinese firm readies up

A researcher in a lab coat in Beijing holds up the hopes of humanity in his fingers: "Coronavac", an experimental vaccine against the coronavirus that has upended the world. Sinovac...

Uganda records two new cases of covid-19

Uganda has confirmed two new cases of covid-19 taking the country's totals to 81. The country tested a total of 2002 samples on Wednesday- 229 from the community and those in quarantine while 1703...

Corona scare: Tanzania records 196 new cases

Tanzania has confirmed a record 196 new cases of coronavirus taking the country's infection tally to 480. The announcement by Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa saw Tanzania overtake her neighbour Kenya which has now recorded...

Corona: Zero new cases in Uganda

Truck drivers at the Busia, Malaba and Mutukula borders had been notorious for testing positive but this time round they all tested negative as well as thousands of Ugandans.

Corona: 5 more cases in Mombasa as Kenya’s toll rises

Kenya has reported 16 new cases of coronavirus infections taking the tally to 336. This follows tests done on 946 samples collected from 12 counties among them Nairobi, Mombasa, Busia, Taita Taveta among others.

Corona: Chinese throw two Tanzanians from ship into ocean full of sharks

A Chinese captain of a cargo ship and his crew have pleaded guilty to attempted murder after throwing two Tanzanian stowaways into the shark-infested Indian Ocean in South Africa over fears of catching COVID-19 from them, says...

Covid-19: Kenya now at 320 as Mombasa records 12

Kenya has reported seventeen more cases of coronavirus infections taking the tally to 320. In a presser on Thursday afternoon at Afya House, Health CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi, the country said 12 of the...
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