Kenya issues guidelines as it starts receiving international flights

Transport CS James Macharia (right) has a word with Kenya Airways board chairman Michael Joseph at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on July 15. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said passengers from countries with mild and limited transmission or with a declining incidence will be exempted from isolation.
  • Other passengers to be exempted from quarantine are from South Korea, Japan, Canada, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Namibia, Switzerland Uganda and Morocco.

Kenya on Thursday issued guidelines on handling of foreign visitors as it opens its airspace for international flights tomorrow.
Passengers from China, the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, are among those exempted from mandatory quarantine upon landing.
Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said passengers from countries with mild and limited transmission or with a declining incidence will be exempted from isolation.

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