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Time For Lockdown? New Deadly COVID-19 Variant Finally Reported in Kenya

Ever since the first COVID-19 case was reported in the country in March last year, the government has been putting up measures to contain the spread of this pandemic.

Just at a time when Kenyans were begining to lower their guards as far as this pandemic is concerned, the country has been recording increased COVID-19 cases leading to concerns.

The positivity rate in the country has also been rising together with the number of Kenyans dying also going up.

It seems it's time the government now considered a Lockdown after a new Deadly COVID-19 Variant has finally been reported in the country.

As established by the Daily Nation today, more deadly Variant known as B.1.351 has been discovered in the country and is the cause of the rising cases in the country.

This rare kind of Variant is linked to the one in UK and South Africa which have been discovered in at least 50 countries.

The Nation has further established that the country could be headed for a disaster at a time the third wave is already overwhelmeling the country's healthcare systems.

Most hospitals in the country are allegedly full to capacity with others lacking enough ICU beds.

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