Health

Kenya Secures Sh14 Billion From World Bank To Boost COVID War

Kenya has secured an additional Sh14 billion from the World Bank to boost its efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds which were approved by the World Bank Executive Directors will facilitate affordable and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines in the country. In a statement, World Bank Director for Kenya Keith Hansen said …

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COVID Certificate Now Mandatory For Arrivals In Kenya: President

Kenya has imposed a mandatory requirement for all arrivals who must now produce a negative COVID-19 certificate. The directive was one of the measures announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday during a televised address to the nation from State House, Nairobi. “All persons coming into the country must be in possession of a negative COVID-19 …

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Kenya To Vaccinate 10 Million By December And 26 Million By End Of 2022

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced an ambitious plan to vaccinate 10 million people by December 2021 and 26 million by the end of 2022. He made the announcement Tuesday during a televised address to the nation from State House, Nairobi in which he highlighted various measures to help curb the spread of the virus. It …

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7pm To 4am Curfew For 13 Hotspot Counties To Continue To July 31

Thirteen counties mostly in Nyanza and Western regions, listed as COVID hotspots will continue operating under 7 pm to 4 am curfew until July 31 this year. The directive is contained in new measures announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday as part of measures to contain the virus. “In fact, out of every 5 positive cases …

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Sh1.2bn ARVs Finally Released From Port After Kenya-US End Stalemate

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30-Kenya and the United States governments on Wednesday said they had resolved the stalemate on the lifesaving anti-retroviral drugs, paving way for the release of the Sh1.2 billion HIV commodities stuck at the port of Mombasa since January. The stalemate had disrupted the supply of the drugs to the 1.2 million Kenyans …

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