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Isiolo County is consistent in COVID-19 responses

By Salad Malicha Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Kenya, first reported on 13th March 2020, data-based evidence has shown that the current outbreak in the various counties in Kenya is through the importation of the virus from counties where transmission is ongoing. The role of the county governments in …

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President Kenyatta postpones Covid review meeting to Monday

A meeting which was called by President Uhuru Kenyatta for Friday to review the impact of the phased re-opening of the economy amid a surge in Covid-19 infections has been pushed back to next week. State House said on Wednesday that the President’s summit with the 47 county chiefs has been …

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Equity Foundation, Covid-19 fund give PPE to Isiolo health workers

The National Covid-19 Fund Board in partnership with the Equity Group Foundation has distributed locally manufactured personal protective equipment (PPE) to Isiolo health workers who are dealing with coronavirus patients. The consignment of disposable gowns, surgical and respirator masks, among others, is part of the Sh237 million donations to 68 …

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Isiolo trader wants Sh25m for stigma over Covid-19

A Covid-19 patient in Isiolo has threatened to sue for damages after his  personal information was leaked to public without his consent. Osman Shariff, 62, was the first confirmed case for Covid-19 in the county. Shariff said he faced stigma and massive losses in his businesses after health workers at the …

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The Coronavirus Can Be Airborne Indoors, W.H.O. Says

The agency also explained more directly that people without symptoms may spread the virus. The acknowledgments should have come sooner, some experts said. By Apoorva Mandavilli The coronavirus may linger in the air in crowded indoor spaces, spreading from one person to the next, the World Health Organization acknowledged on Thursday. The W.H.O. …

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