What is coronavirus (COVID-19): A new strain of Coronavirus that causes respiratory illness.
In the following link, an infographic with relevant information.
The Ministry of Health – Kenya recommends following the following health and hygiene measures:
The Ministry of Health – Kenya recommends for those with flu-like symptoms to:
Should you develop flu-like symptoms such as fever, coughing and difficulty in breathing, consult the nearest health facility
There are no travel restrictions issued at present in Kenya. However, following the precautionary principle, it is recommended not to travel to the affected areas unless it is strictly necessary. You can check the affected areas in the following link: COVID-19: Situation report
It is convenient that the entire Strathmore University fraternity in general who consider trips to countries near the affected areas or who have recently returned from these places follow the recommendations of the Ministry of Health detailed in the following points A and B :
A. For those who have recently been in risk areas:
Currently, the Ministry of Health – Kenya recommends that patients stay at home and avoid travelling when you have flu-like symptoms for 14 days and follow the recommendations given above in case of the occurrence of symptoms.
B. For those employees who plan to travel:
In the event that one travels to the affected countries, it is advised to:
For further information:
Strathmore University Medical Centre
TEL: 0701 668 193
The Head, Division of Disease Surveillance and Response
Ministry of Health
Toll Free Line (in Kenya): 0800 721 316
Tel Hotline: +254 729 471 414/+254 732 353 535
P.O. Box 20781-00202 Nairobi