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Moi Referral Hospital feeling weight of COVID surge

The surge in COVID-19 cases outside Nairobi has now begun overwhelming hospitals in other counties, among them Moi Referral. A report by the Standard said...

County Headquarter closed after workers test positive for Covid-19

Nandi County Headquarters has been closed down after eight staff members tested positive for Covid-19. According to a statement dated October 18, the county offices...

World coronavirus cases top 40 m as cases accelerate

The number of Coronavirus cases has now crossed the grim mark of 40 million, just a month after passing 30 million. Across many parts of...

Mutahi Kagwe sounds warning as COVID-19 cases spike

Health CS, Mutahi Kagwe yesterday sent out a warning as he announced another high record of new COVID-19 cases. While reporting the new COVID cases...

France President imposes night curfew as COVID cases soar

France President, Emmanuel Macron, has imposed a night curfew in an attempt to curb growing infections in the country. In the latest move, he announced...

Government to resort to lockdown as COVID cases rise again

We could soon go back to movement restrictions is COVID cases keep rising, MoH has said. Speaking during the daily COVID debriefing, Health CAS, Dr...

New study finds that COVID-19 virus can stay on surfaces for upto a month

A new study has revealed they another facet of the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19. In the newest research, Scientists from Australia’s national science agency...

Kenya’s COVID-19 cases breach 40,000 as 271 new cases confirmed

Kenya's COVID-19 cases have crossed 40,000 after the country confirmed 271 new cases. Speaking to the media today, CAS, Dr Rashid Aman said that the...

Behind the good news: why you shouldn’t celebrate ‘success’ over COVID-19

Despite the lower COVID cases, experts have warned that we are not seeing the full picture of the country. In an interview with Citizen TV,...

World COVID-19 deaths cross 1 million as WHO issues warning

The world COVID-19 deaths have crossed 1 million as WHO warned of a further 1 million more in the coming months. Nine months since the...

Health Ministry announces lowest COVID cases in months as deaths hit 700

Kenya today reported 53 new COVID-19 cases as deaths hit the grim landmark of 700. In the daily report on the pandemic, Health CS Mutahi...

Kenya sees highest COVID cases in weeks ad recoveries hit new low

Kenya recorded a record high number of COVID cases in weeks as 244 more people tested positive for the virus. In Today’s briefing, Health CS,...

KNH workers on go-slow after SRC fails to implement salary review

On Friday morning, Kenyatta National Hospital workers staged peaceful protests after the Salaries and Remuneration Committee (SRC) failed to implement to initiate a salary...

40 Kenyans volunteer for COVID-19 vaccine trial

There is hope in the horizon for Kenya as the first trial for the COVID-19 vaccine goes into a trial over the next few...

Mutahi Kagwe hints at flattening curve as 130 more test positive for COVID

Kenya is well on its way to flattening the curve, Health CS, Mutahi Kagwe said as he announced today’s cases. “We have noticed for the...

Morocco third African country to cross 100,000 COVID cases as surge continues

While infections have been slowing down in Africa, the number of countries with over 100,000 cases has now increased to three. Morocco, which has witnessed...

KEMRI to start coronavirus vaccine trials ‘in a few weeks’

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is expected to kick off Covid-19 vaccine trials in a few weeks, Nation has reported. According to Nation, KEMRI’s...

Africa sees new COVID cases drop by 10% as recoveries hit 82%

COVID-19 recoveries in Africa has crossed 81% as the number of cases dropped by 10 % over four weeks. This is according to Africa CDC...

Kenya loses 16 healthcare workers to COVID

Kenya has lost 16 healthcare workers to COVID-19, the Ministry of Health has revealed. In the presser today, Health CAS, Dr Mercy Mwangangi, revealed that...

China: COVID vaccine could be ready by November

China has stated that they could have a COVID-19 vaccine developed by November. An official with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

WHO records second highest COVID cases worldwide since pandemic began

The World Health Organization on Sunday recorded the second highest-increase in COVID cases. In the latest report, WHO confirmed that there were 307,930 confirmed infections....

190 more COVID cases as suspicion mounts on figures

Kenya has today confirmed 190 COVID cases amidst critical look from the WHO. In today's cases, 4,609 samples were tested, meaning that the positivity rate...

‘Vaccine nationalism will prolong pandemic’ WHO warns

WHO Director General, Dr Tedros, has warned against COVID vaccine nationalism. Speaking at a presser, the DG said that it was imperative that once the...

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Eric Di Meco lets go against OM and its captains

For his return to the Champions League, Olympique de Marseille lost in the last moments on the field of Olympiakos (0-1). A...

Microsoft makes its forms generator available to the general public

The online Office suite integrates Microsoft Forms, a tool for generating forms and surveys. Microsoft Forms is now available to all users. Microsoft's tool for...

Mediapro case: Canal + on the lookout

The case Mediapro worries many players in France football. The Sino-Spanish group did not settle its payment of € 172m in October and...

With Petal Maps and the new AppGallery, Huawei improves its ecosystem without Google

Announced today, the new Mate 40 smartphones benefit from interesting software innovations. Little by little, Huawei is filling the gaps in its ecosystem,...

Federal Revenue makes auction of R $ 3 million in Xiaomi phones and iPhones

Federal Revenue auction has iPhones, Xiaomi, Motorola and Samsung phones, as well as Mi Band, Apple Watch, PS4 and Xbox One The Federal Revenue Service...
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