EAST AFRICAN NEWS

Kenya reports 57 new Covid-19 cases

May 2020 DailyNation; The number of coronavirus cases in Kenya has risen to 887 after 57 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the highest tally since the first case was reported in the country in March. The cases comprise 23 females and 34 males, all aged between two …

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Coronavirus antibody test a ‘positive development’

May 2020 BBCNews; A test to find out whether people have been infected with coronavirus in the past has been approved by health officials in England. Public Health England said the antibody test, developed by Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche, was a “very positive development”. The blood test looks for antibodies …

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KENYA: SRC approves allowances for healthworkers

May 2020 theStandard; Health workers will now receive medical emergency allowance and benefits after Salaries and Remuneration Commission approved distribution of funds. In a letter written to the commission by the Council of Governors and Ministry of Public Service and Gender, both institutions had requested payment of allowances to health …

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