coronavirus

Kenya’s Health minister Mutahi Kagwe. [PHOTO | FILE]
13 more die of COVID-19 in Kenya

By | 3 days ago

On a positive note, the country’s total number of recoveries reached 24,504 after 170 patients were declared healed in the last 24 hours....

South Sudan
South Sudan re-opens schools and universities

By | 2 weeks ago

Schools and universities in South Sudan are scheduled to re-open on Monday after nearly six months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The dec...

The deceased, who worked as an agrovet attendant in Eldoret Town, was popular among the youth. [PHOTO: JAMES GITAKA | K24 DIGITAL]
Mourners exhume woman’s body for viewing at Eldoret cemetery, force away health officers while chanting ‘hakuna corona Kenya’

By | 2 weeks ago

The woman died at her Eldoret home on Saturday, September 5, with reports suggesting her samples tested positive for COVID-19....

Human clinical trials for potential vaccines are being conducted in Africa. [PHOTO | COURTESY OF REUTERS]
Africa to get 220 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

By | 3 weeks ago

The first batch will prioritise front-line healthcare workers and vulnerable groups, said the WHO Africa Program Manager Richard Mihigo....

Health officers dressed in PPEs burying a COVID-19 victim in compliance with Health guidelines. [PHOTO | FILE]
Health officers beaten up and injured after burying body of COVID-19 victim

By | 4 weeks ago

The family of the deceased was protesting their loved one’s COVID-19 test results, which indicated he died of the contagion....

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US Covid-19 cases near six million, nearly a quarter of the world’s total

By | 4 weeks ago

When the death rate is measured against the size of a country's population, the US remains in the top 10 countries worst-hit....

President of France, Emmanuel Macron. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
France sees ‘exponential rise’ in coronavirus cases

By | 4 weeks ago

Another 20 people were confirmed to have died with Covid-19 on Friday, bringing France's overall death toll to 30,596....

Just because virus is found in a child's nose does not definitively prove they are transmitting it at the same rate as adults. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
‘Children can carry coronavirus in their noses for three weeks’

By | 4 weeks ago

Children can carry coronavirus in their noses for up to three weeks, according to a study from South Korea....

Paul Pogba could be eligible for selection for United's Premier League opener against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on 19 September. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Manchester United star Paul Pogba contracts COVID-19

By | 1 month ago

Paul Pogba will miss France's Nations League game in Sweden on Saturday, 5 September and the home game against Croatia three days later....

Health CAS Dr. Rashid Aman addressing journalists at Afya House in Nairobi on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. [PHOTO | K24 DIGITAL]
Kenya’s COVID-19 cases now at 32,803

By | 1 month ago

The 246 new COVID-19 cases in Kenya were discovered in 4,149 samples....

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