The Coronavirus Tracker

Location Confirmed Recovered Deaths
Kenya
Global
1745
5.8M
438
2.4M
62
360K

Breaking News in Kenya as of 29/05/2020

Kenya’s Covid-19 cases rise to 1,745 as 127 more test positive; 4 new deaths recorded


Burundi First Lady evacuated to Kenya after contracting Covid-19


CS Kagwe justifies demotion of KEMRI Director over Covid-19 results


Covid-19: Joggers including minors arrested in Kisumu – VIDEO


Gov’t demands answers over mass sacking of Fairmont Norfolk, Mara Safari Club employees


Bungoma MCAs violate Covid-19 rules


Expect more rains, warns Met


No decision yet on when schools will open, says Magoha


Relief for lawyers in senior counsel title fight


Court orders NSSF to join Ngong Forest land case


Win for Mzee Kibor in land row with sons


Shocking details of Sh30bn-a-month bets


100 bags of contraband sugar seized in Taita Taveta


Sh3m illegal fishing gear destroyed in Homa Bay


Former Kasarani MP fined Ksh.1.3M for receiving Ksh.100K bribe in 2013


TeleAfya: Mobile app launched to help patients request for medical care


Setback as AIU bans Kenyan athlete Mutai for four years over doping



Breaking News in Kenya as of 28/05/2020

AG’s curfew case thrown out by the court


Coronavirus cases in Kenya rise to 1,618 as 147 more patients test positive


Embu inmate tests positive for Covid-19


75% of Kenyan SMEs stare at total collapse by end of June


Samburu County sets aside Ksh.255 million to fight Covid-19


Fairmont shuts down Norfolk, Mara Safari Club hotels; all employees fired


NMG, teachers’ union sign free e-paper deal


KNUT boss Wilson Sossion wants KCPE, KCSE postponed to 2021


University of Nairobi conducts first-ever end of semester exams online


Former KRA manager fined Sh2m in bribe case


Kenyans to wait longer for production of local ventilators


Soldier, policeman die after ‘friendly fire’


Sacco members accuse official of stealing savings


Tame Mungiki in central, Karanja Kibicho orders administrators


Taita Taveta: 20-year-old man beheads uncle, takes head to his aunt


KEBS lifts ban on Gental Care hand sanitizer after complying with quality measures


Rudisha undergoes surgery after nasty injury



 

Breaking News in Kenya as of 27/05/2020

Covid-19: New record as 123 more test positive


Covid-19 cases explode in Mathare – VIDEO


Covid-19: Reopening likely to be gradual and segmented


Even mild coronavirus illness may confer some immunity: study


KDF soldiers, police officer mistakenly exchange fire in Garissa


Oswago to answer to charges in Sh1.3bn IEBC kits graft case


Lands ministry, NLC row expected to delay crucial reforms


Knut, Uasu want schools to remain shut until September


Kemri Wellcome Trust given nod to develop antibody tests


Mandera: Elwak to become a municipality


Kibera earmarked for facelift as it is declared a special area



Breaking News in Kenya as of 26/05/2020

Kenya’s Covid-19 cases exceed 1,300


Covid-19: Breaking down Kenya’s imported cases


WHO warns of spike in Covid-19 cases if lockdowns are eased


Covid-19: KCB Mvita branch closed after staffer tests positive


Coronavirus is killing more men. But the lockdown is disastrous for women and their rights


Nairobi Metropolitan Service tests residents for Covid-19


Ongoing clashes in Narok claim six lives


Skyrocketing costs sink KQ into Sh12.9 billion loss


Redeemed Gospel Umoja faces eviction from public land after losing suit


Revealed: Turkana’s first Covid-19 case sneaked into Eastleigh and back


Madaraka Day: Gov’t asks Kenyans to stay home, follow celebrations on TV, radio


Gov’t disburses Sh20 million to cushion footballers amid Covid-19



Breaking News in Kenya as of 25/05/2020

Kiambu residents return ‘bad’ food as the source remains unclear


Covid-19: How Nakuru woman struggles to feed 12 children


Bid to start reopening country as experts urge caution


Wrong contact details hurt efforts to trace suspected cases


Coronavirus is killing more men. But the lockdown is disastrous for women and their rights


Kenyan researchers to determine if herbal Herpes drug could cure COVID-19


Four KEBS officers arrested over Ksh.12 million fraud


Brace yourselves for lower tea bonus, KTDA tells farmers


KBC in the soup over Sh2.7bn pension money


Hotels teeter on brink of collapse as Covid-19 bites


MTRH CEO impersonators detained for 14 days


We’ve contained cholera in Marsabit, Health CEC says


Molo- based K24 journalist found dead


Man accused of killing women, cutting out their private parts arrested in Meru


Man hacked to death in Kirinyaga, body dumped


Breaking News in Kenya as of 23/05/2020

President Kenyatta unveils measures to boost the economy


Kenya records 31 new cases of coronavirus, tally now at 1192


3 people killed in grisly car accident at Londiani


Runda: Former lawmaker who tested positive for coronavirus linked to 18 contacts


Kibra lockdown looms after 8 more people test positive for coronavirus


Kenya, Tanzania agree on COVID-19 testing for truck drivers without mentioning nationality of positive cases


RMS employee Allan Makaka killed in road accident


Kenya receives another Ksh.4.6B loan from World Bank for locust invasion response


Health DG Amoth elected vice-president of WHO board


Kenya’s Sanda Ojiambo set to head UN agency


‘Not safe to reopen schools,’ warn headteachers


Three police officers deny aiding suspect escape from cell


Hands tied, mouth gagged and throat slit: Embu land officer’s foul murder


Gallant woman who is all ears for any disabled in distress


Why falling vulture population can cause health crisis


Mombasa Finance minister risk arrest over unpaid Sh44m court award



Breaking News in Kenya as of 21/05/2020

80 more people test positive for coronavirus in Kenya, total rises to 1,109


August, September will be coronavirus peak months in Kenya – DG Amoth


Covid-19: lapse in handling body causes 7 infections


Virus reaches Dadaab, raising ‘serious concerns’ for refugees’ health


Covid-19 battle now turns to small-scale vendors


Coronavirus: 11 contacts of Meru patient quarantined


Veteran musician John Nzenze in hospital


Teachers hired by schools to miss May pay


Man who glued wife’s genitals seized from Kitui hideout


Boat tragedy: Siaya widow camps at river bank with infant


22 isolated in Kirinyaga after trailer driver from Malaba tested positive for Covid-19


Museveni directs Uganda’s Health Ministry to revise COVID-19 cases from 264 to 145


JKUAT students Michael Mwaisakenyi and Kenneth Gichira win Ksh.854K Microsoft digital award


Under fire FKF boss Mwendwa grilled by DCI


3 police officers arrested for freeing Ugandan suspect who kidnapped Kenyan cop


Detectives nab 6 suspects who stole goods worth Ksh.29m from an Embakasi godown


Debt dilemma as Kenya must now spend its way out of Covid-19 pandemic


6,000 more children under five could die each day as COVID-19 weakens health systems


Mental health problems increase amid COVID-19 pandemic


Breaking News in Kenya as of 20/05/2020

Kenya’s coronavirus cases cross the 1000 mark after 66 test positive


Gov’t extends directive on cessation of movement in Eastleigh, Old Town


Kenya-Tanzania mistrust and trade war fuelled by Covid-19


Marriage services suspended over Covid-19 fears after many Kenyans flock AG’s office


KNCHR gets Ksh.52million boost from European Union


30 percent of Kenyans could not pay rent in April – Survey


9 out of 10 Kenyans uncertain of return to work as Covid-19 pandemic bites


Govt’ declares Monday, May 25 public holiday


Safaricom Foundation donates PPEs to healthcare workers in Uasin Gishu


Okoth in fitness dilemma as he prepares for his Olympic swansong


NCBA Group records Ksh.2.4B pre-tax profit for quarter ending March 31


Qatar Airways cabin crew to wear hazmat suits


Once home of fine football talents, Mombasa lacks a standard stadium



Breaking News in Kenya as of 19/05/2020

Covid-19 cases in Kenya rise to 963 after 51 more patients test positive


Kenya has sent away 182 foreigners who tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tanzanian border


Concern over the high number of Covid-19 patients dying at home


Kenya’s Ambassador to Tanzania Dan Kazungu defends border closure


Police repulse suspected Shabaab militants in Garissa


Malaba stabbing: police arrest six suspects


Two Kenyan journalists fined Ksh.46,000 each or 3-year jail term for entering Tanzania illegally


Three arrested in Nakuru masquerading as Citizen TV journalists


Nairobi West Hospital now conducting testing for Covid-19


IEBC pulls down the 2017 General Election report following public uproar over errors


Court gives Kamukunji OCS 2 weeks to arrest suspect who ‘disappeared’ from custody in police kidnap case


Lamu Senator’s father was shot after stabbing officer, police claim


Individual training a challenge to KPA star Angeshi


Gitau out to fix leaky Pipeline


Children of Rwandan genocide fugitive Kabuga led police to Paris-area hideout


Breaking News in Kenya as of 18/05/2020

Kenya’s Covid-19 cases rise to 912 as Meru, Garissa record first infection


KNCHR condemns forced evictions, demolitions amid Covid-19 pandemic


Experts call for action over rising Lake Victoria water levels


Why Covid-19 deaths at home are worrying


Mystery as suspect charged with kidnapping police officer escapes from the cell


Court allows Mzee Kibor to conduct DNA test on six children in land tussle


Loss of sense of smell added to the official list of coronavirus symptoms


Bidco’s bid for KPL football in limbo after SDT ruling


Construction and property industry significantly slowed down by Covid-19


China Mobile, Facebook in a joint project to build 2Africa submarine cable


DPP must give graft suspects evidence before trial – Court


KWS rangers on the spot over alleged killings in Isiolo


Man ‘seals’ wife’s genitals with superglue in Tharaka-Nithi


Homa Bay police seize bhang worth Sh200,000


National Donkey Welfare Day fails to take place in Lamu


KCB boss Joshua Oigara’s annual pay jumps to Sh299.1m


KRA takes Ndii to court in Sh2.8 million tax row


Stray elephants that terrorized Kitengela residents for 3 days captured


Kenya Railways halts repairs on Kijabe line after flash floods kill 1 worker, injure 10 others


7pm-5am curfew, cessation of movement into 5 counties extended by 21 days


President Kenyatta closes Kenya’s borders with Tanzania, Somalia for 30 days


Over 100 families spend the night in the cold following demolitions in Ruai


Safari Rally return postponed to 2021


Kenyan born Froome returns to outdoor training amid Ineos exit rumors


Kenya’s dilemma in re-opening economy


Super Petrol prices decrease by Ksh.9.54 per liter


EABL profit to drop by Sh2.2 billion due to COVID-19 restrictions


Stanbic Bank quarterly profit falls to Ksh.1.5 billion


Police officer dead, wife found shot and injured after a domestic fight in Meru


OIMEKE: Incorporate health education in the school system to prevent future pandemics


LSK says Nairobi Metropolitan Service not established or recognized in law


Adagala, ex-FKF official slam Mwendwa leadership


Fast and technically gifted, Kenyan prodigy Gachangi causing waves in Holland


Covid-19: 25 truck drivers turned back after testing positive


CS Wamalwa: 237 Kenyans have been killed by floods since April


Namanga put on the high-risk list after 25 truck drivers test positive for Covid-19


US embassy in Tanzania raises concern on rising and unreported Covid-19 cases


4 Kilifi county officials arrested over alleged misuse of coronavirus funds


Four suspected thugs shot dead in Komarock


Brookhouse allowed resuming online classes


Migori police hunt for seven quarantine escapees


Nairobi water crisis: Claims of water cartels controlling supply as shortage bites


APP TO THE RESCUE: MOBILE APP MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF DISADVANTAGED GROUPS IN DANDORA


KISUMU HIPPO ATTACKS: HUMAN-WILDLIFE CONFLICT CASES ON THE RISE AS HIPPO ATTACKS BECOME NEW NORMAL


KPA Finance boss Patrick Nyoike & co-accused Isaac Obunga freed on Ksh.2M bail


JKIA’s aeronautical engineer stabbed to death by girlfriend in Umoja


Safaricom extends Bonga For Good Campaign for 30 more days


KRA wins Sh1.2bn system case


Officer charged with fatal curfew shooting


Kenyan trucker in hiding after testing positive in Uganda


Western Kenya leaders say dams will end floods menace


Painful homecoming for a man whose wife died in India


Ex-prisons boss arrested for hosting a party during curfew


Woman’s near-death ordeal after slipping into the river


Breaking News in Kenya as of 09/05/2020

Kenya confirms 28 new Covid-19 cases raising the total to 649 as one more patient dies


Covid-19 testing to begin in prisons after cases reported at Industrial Area prison


Covid-19: Gov’t bans street hawking, public gatherings in Old Town, Eastleigh


Man who fled Old Town after testing positive for Covid-19 found dead, 3 others arrested


Eliud Kipchoge continues Covid-19 relief mission


Food security project ignites hope in Ndhiwa farmers


Breaking News in Kenya as of 07/05/2020

Covid-19: Kenya cases rise to 607,7 recoveries and 3 more deaths  – VIDEO


Eastleigh: lockdown enters first day – VIDEO, PHOTOS


Kenya to get Sh79.3b IMF loan for Covid-19 fight


Covid-19: Relief as testing, quarantine in public facilities now free


Kenyans resume work as Covid-19 cases soar


Fears over huge land cracks after heavy rains in Keiyo South


Covid-19: Governors call for total counties lockdown as cases rise


All 7 bodies found after police officers drown in Baringo


Kenyan firms cut jobs at the fastest rate on record in April – Survey


Gov’t demands answers after Kenyan plane shot down in Somalia killing six


Kenya all set to begin a clinical trial for three possible Covid-19 drugs


Move to connect rural homes with power backfires


Cost of ugali set to go up amid maize shortage


More Kenyans starting to go back to work,’ Google report reveals