Corona Virus (covid-19) in Kenya
Corona virus in Kenya has continued to change lifestyles and has brought many uncertainties about the future.
According to world health organisation corona virus has been declared a worldwide pandemic because of the infections and the deaths it has caused to some of the people around the world.
The government of Kenya through the ministry of health has made guidelines to stay safe from this virus some of these guidelines include;
- wearing a mask
- Social distancing
- Ban on social gatherings
- Worship places restrictions
- Closing of schools
newspot.co.ke cares about your health so we are advising people to follow these guidelines in order to stay safe and to also flattened the curve.
Corona Virus symptoms
Common symptoms of covid-19 include;
- Dry cough
Less common symptoms
- Aches and pains
- Sore throat
- Loss of taste of smell
- Rash on skin or discoloration of fingers
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Loss of speech or loss of movement
- Chest pain or chest pressure
seek medical attention if you experience these symptoms it is also advisable to call before visiting the doctor.
Before visiting make sure to contact ministry of health Kenya using the contacts below
for more information regarding covid-19 on your phone dial *719#or call 719
You can also visit the ministry of health Kenya website at www.health.go.ke follow developing covid-19 updates in Kenya using the site.
Ensure you wear a mask and wash your hands with running water and using soap alternatively. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer remember to stay safe and stay home to help flatten the curve.
Covid-19 quick facts
- corona virus can stay on surfaces for up to nine days. It is important to disinfect your surfaces to stay safe.
- Alcohol-based hand sanitizer helps in killing the virus
- Corona virus has no vaccine or cure but one can recover from the virus
- 80% of the people infected with corona virus usually recover with the necessary treatment.
- Coronavirus is infected by close contact with infected persons
- Everyone can contact the virus regardless of age gender race or origin.
- Using a face mask on public areas helps in reducing the spread