Coronavirus panic-buying leads to empty shelves in Nairobi

Tuskys Supermarket on Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Following the rush by Nairobi residents to stockpile amid fears of spread of coronavirus, Tusker Mattresses Limited CEO Dan Githua issued a statement urging the public to be calm.

Panic shopping set in across Nairobi Friday afternoon after Kenya announced its first case of Covid-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus.


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