The first new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) was detected in Kenya, East Africa. Kenya Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement to the press that a new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) was found in a citizen returning from the United States to Nairobi from the UK on 5 March. Pointing out that the patient in the quarantine is in good health, Magwe stressed that everyone who contacted this person was being followed.
In the African continent, Covid-19 cases were also seen in Gabon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Algeria, Nigeria, Senegal, Cameroon, Tunisia, South Africa and Morocco as well as Kenya.
Three out of 160 virus cases on the continent resulted in death.
Health professionals in Kenya search for coronavirus cases with clinical thermometer.
In Kenya, paramedics listen to their complaints by measuring the fire of the people on the streets and streets as part of the fight against the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19).
More than 12,000 people have been screened for health so far, as part of the study launched in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, where 15 coronavirus cases are seen.
Paramedics who walk around the bus stops and bazaars with thermometers in their hands, test patients with coronavirus symptoms.
In addition, disinfection works are carried out in business and hotels in crowded areas of the city.
Also, Olympic champion former swimmer South African Cameron van der Burgh has announced that he has been battling Covid-19 for 2 weeks.
International Flights Canceled!
Worrying about the increase in the number of cases, the Nairobi government has announced that all international flights will be stopped starting Wednesday.
The government, which also banned gathering in mosques and churches, banned more than 15 people from attending the funerals.
According to the data of the African Union, 1268 coronavirus cases have been seen on the continent so far, 39 people have died.