COVID-19

309 test positive for COVID-19, 51 discharged

309 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours from a sample size of 4,228 bringing total number of cases in the country to 7886. Out of the new positive cases 217...
A survey has shown that people living with Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) such as heart disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases and cancer are more likely to be severely ill when infected with Coronavirus disease. 

Non Communicable Diseases blamed for COVID-19 fatalities

Majority of the people who have succumbed to COVID-19, had underlying disease conditions such as diabetes and hypertension. This is according to Health Chief Administrative Secretary, Dr Rashid Aman who spoke at the daily COVID-19...
Ministry of Health is implementing Mental Health Policy 2015 on management and treatment of addicts as well as training for healthcare workers.

Government implementing Mental Health Policy for treating addicts

The Ministry of Health is implementing Mental Health Policy 2015-2030 on management and treatment of addicts as well as training for healthcare workers. The policy will focus on substance use management, development and dissemination of...

Psychosocial support call center for health workers launched

The Ministry of Health in partnership with the ICT ministry among various stakeholders Thursday launched a call center to help provide a psychosocial support to health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in the country....

Kenya’s COVID-19 cases surpass 5000 mark as 254 test positive

Kenya's COVID-19 cases have surpassed the 5000 mark following 254 new infections tested in the last 24 hours out of 4,859 samples tested. The cumulative number of tests conducted so far is now 151,396 and...

Supporting your child’s mental health as schools reopen amid COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has caused major disruptions to daily life and children are feeling these changes deeply. While the return to school will be not only welcome but exciting for many students, others will...

Persons with sickle cell disease at higher risk of getting COVID-19

Persons living with Sickle Cell Disease (PLWSCD), are at a higher risk of getting infected with COVID-19, and more likely to get sever illness if they get infected. This is due to their impaired immunity...
Kenya has recorded highest number of fatalities after 10 patients succumb to COVID-19 disease in the 24 hours.

Kenya records highest number of COVID-19 fatalities

Kenya's capital city Nairobi continues to record a steady rise in new COVID-19 infections. The Ministry of Health is attributing the high number of cases to laxity by residents who have gone back to their...

New high as Kenya records 213 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

Kenya has recorded a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases with 213 more people testing positive for the virus. This now brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 4,257. The...
State House

Four State House employees test positive for COVID-19

Four State House employees are admitted at the Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital in Kiambu County after testing positive for COVID-19. The families and close contacts of the affected officers are being attended...
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