East Africa countries continue to experience Coronavirus heat after Kenya confirmed three COVID-19 cases.
On Monday, Coronavirus was the unwanted guest in Tanzania and Somalia after each country confirmed single case.
Tanzania’s Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu urged citizen to remain calm after a 46-year-old woman in the country tested positive of the virus.
According to Mwalimu, the woman had left Tanzania for Belgium on March 3rd where she also visited Sweden and Denmark between March 3rd to 13th before returning to Belgium and then back to Tanzania.
Mwalimu has assured Tanzania citizen that the mandated authorities are working tirelessly to contain the dangerous disease.
Meanwhile, Somalia’s Health Ministry has also announced the country’s first case of the coronavirus.
According to the ministry, the patient, a Somali citizen jetted back into the country from China and tested positive of the COVID-19 virus.
Somalia has also suspended all international flights for a period of 15 days starting from Wednesday.
Aviation Minister Abdullahi Salad Omaar announced on Monday.
“We are taking these steps to avert more health crisis in the country, we are not relenting as COVID-19 is a globally health risk,” noted Mr. Omaar.
On Sunday, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered an immediate closure of all primary, secondary and universities following confirmation of two more Coronavirus cases.
He also suspended foreigners into the country.
Kenyans countrywide expressed fears that the country was heading to a total shut down.