Latest reports indicate that more experts are against the looming lockdown restrictions that are anticipated to be reimposed on Wednesday due to rise of cases related to Covid-19. According to the Star reports, experts are arguing that simple measures like washing of hands, wearing of face masks and keeping of social distances could be still effective in keeping the virus at bay. The experts told the Star that, thought the lockdown may limit exposure of people to the virus, it has its consequences in return
According to reports, Kenyans might be in for a rude shock in terms of Covid-19 restrictions after WHO's latest discoveries. With President Uhuru Kenyatta opening up the economy, Kenyans are expected to follow the stipulated guidelines in a bid to curb the spread of the virus. In his address to the Nation, the Head of State Uhuru Kenyatta warned Kenyans that he would not hesitate to revert to lockdown if the new cases spike and overwhelm the health sector. However, it is expected that the numbers will go up
The government has been asked to put up structures that will enable students from private colleges receive Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) loans just like those in public institutions. Machakos Institute of Technology Board Chair Bernard Muia says that students from private institutions are also Kenyans and should benefit from the fund.
Kenya has today 18 June recorded a total of 796 new Covid 19 cases which is a positivity rate of 10.8% as compared to yesterday's Nairobi, Siaya and Kisumu had the highest number of new infections; 174, 138 and 92 cases respectively. The new infections were detected from a sample of 7392 people tested.