Local media reports have labelled two popular tourist destinations in Kenya among other regions as a coronavirus high-risk outbreak region.
The coastal towns of Mombasa and Kilifi, where many tourists visit, have been placed on high alert. The country’s capital, Nairobi, is also listed as a high-risk area because of its main airport.
Dr. Daniel Lang’at, Kenya’s head of disease surveillance, said that border regions in the western and north-eastern parts of the country are also at risk.
Although the country is yet to record any confirmed case of the new coronavirus strain, which causes Covid-19.