Nairobi prison locked down due to Covid-19 outbreak

Nairobi Remand Prison in Industrial Area.

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Visits to the prison remain suspended as authorities try to contain the spread of the disease.
  • Of the 64 new cases recorded in Nairobi in the past 24 hours, 35 were found in the prison.

A Nairobi prison has been locked down due to a coronavirus outbreak affecting 35 detainees at the facility, the government announced Tuesday.

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