The country on Sunday recorded the highest number of people who recovered from the Corona Virus after 32 patients were discharged from various isolation facilities. The record figure in a day now brings the number of patients who have recovered from the highly contagious disease to 239 since the pandemic was reported in the country in M arch this year. Giving an update of the corona virus situation in the Country, Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS)…"Country Records Historic Covid 19 Recoveries"
More than 50 families in Mandera County have been displaced by flooding from River Daya following heavy rainfall in neighbouring Ethiopia. Anis Abdi, a Mandera resident said his family was awakened in the middle of the night by raging flood waters in their semi-permanent house. Abdi said the flooding happened at 3 am on Saturday sweeping everything in the house including foodstuff and beddings but there were no fatalities. Area Governor Ali Roba said the…"Mandera Flash Floods Displace Over 50 Families"
The Port of Mombasa got a major boost after one of the leading global shipping lines started operations at the Port. Contship Ono sailing under the flag of Cyprus started its services with her maiden call at the port of Mombasa which is the gateway to East and Central Africa and is one of the busiest ports in the region. It was hired by CMA CGM, a French container transportation and shipping company which said…"MV Contship Ono Makes Maiden Call At The Port Of Mombasa"
Six mourners will spend 14 days in quarantine in Kitui’s Covid-19 isolation centre at Kauwi Level 4 Hospital in Kitui West Sub-County after attending a funeral. The mourners, four adults and two minors, who had travelled from Malindi in Kilifi County had attended their kin’s burial in Kauwi Sub-Location on Friday. Kauwi location Chief Thomas Munyao, who presided over the burial, confirmed that the six had a permit to attend the funeral from Malindi but…"Six Kitui Mourners Quarantine After Funeral"
A 35-year-old fisherman died on Friday at Sare Beach in Suba South constituency after jumping into the waters of Lake Victoria while trying to escape police arrest. The fisherman, who is a Tanzanian national and identified as Mustapha Ismael was allegedly escaping arrest by police for being found outside past the curfew hours. He drowned in the lake after he was overwhelmed by waters which have recently increased in the lake due to the heavy…"Curfew Flouter Drowns While Evading Police Arrest"
The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has appealed to parents to back down on pressurising the government to reopen schools and colleges and instead advised them to put the health and safety of their children first. The Bishops urged parents to wait for the directives from the relevant authorities managing the situation, saying that it would be imprudent children to go back to school when the pandemic is yet to be eradicated hence risking…"Catholics Want Schools Reopened When Covid-19 Is Contained"