Kenya: Covid-19 Curbs for Worldwide Journey Eased as Positivity Charges Drop Beneath 1%


Nairobi — Kenya has revised the Covid-19 journey laws, eradicating among the necessities that travellers in and in another country wanted to watch.

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has acquired the brand new pointers from the Ministry of Well being, which has, amongst different issues, lifted the requirement to supply proof of Covid-19 vaccination or PCR assessments for worldwide journey.

Like most international locations, the speed of Covid-19 an infection has been lowering in Kenya over

the previous few months from a weekly common of of two.5 per cent in mid-January 2023 to a weekly common of 0.5 per cent on the finish of April.

Within the pointers communicated to KCAA, the Ministry of Well being beneficial that with impact from third Could 2023: all vacationers arriving into the nation by way of any level of entry shall now not be required to point out proof of both COVID-19 vaccination or a pre-departure COVID-19 take a look at.

Additional solely vacationers arriving at any port of entry into Kenya with flu-like signs might be anticipated to fill the passenger locator kind on the ‘Jitenge’ platform and also will be required to take a COVID-19 antigen take a look at upon arrival at their very own price.

Those that flip constructive for Antigen testing might be required to take an additional

COVID-19 PCR take a look at at their very own price.

Isolation process

Vacationers with extreme signs shall thereafter be allowed isolate as per the prevailing isolation necessities for delicate, average and sever illness.