Ministry relaxes Covid-19 burial protocols

Health officials in protective clothes bury the body of Anthony Waswa at Mukhweya village, Bungoma County on May 19, 2020. 

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What you need to know:

  • Initially, public health officials, dressed in full personal protective equipment, would take over the burial ceremony.
  • Kenyans were, however, told not to misconstrue the revised guidelines to mean coronavirus is no longer a public health risk.

The Ministry of Health has relaxed burial protocols of coronavirus bodies in line with revised World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

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