Coronavirus: Nairobi ranked sixth among Africa’s riskiest cities

What you need to know:

  • On Wednesday, Kenya allowed in 239 passengers aboard a flight from Guangzhou in China when other countries are restricting travellers from the Asian nation.

  • Guangzhou has also been receiving travellers from Wuhan, the epicentre of the disease, and is ranked 15th among highest-risk Chinese cities.

  • As local bureaucrats continue to let in travellers from the epicentre of the outbreak, the capital has been marked as a high-risk area, with residents under great threat.

Nairobi is now ranked sixth among African cities whose populations are at high risk of being infected with Covid-19.


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