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The COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus was confirmed to have reached Kenya on 12 March 2020,  with the initial cases reported in the capital city Nairobi and in the coastal area Mombasa .
On 26 January, the President of the Tanzania Episcopal Conference, Archbishop Nyaisonga in a letter addressed to archbishops, bishops and retired bishops warned against a ″possible new wave of coronavirus infections″. On 27 January, President John Magufuli expressed doubts about the COVID-19 vaccines during a speech in Chato, Geita Region.
Cuban president Miguel Díaz Canel claimed on Twitter that Cuban Interferon alfa-2b was being used to treat and cure COVID-19 in China, linking to an article written by state-owned newspaper Granma. [a] The Chinese embassy in Cuba also made similar claims.
On 12 March 2020, the first case was confirmed in Kenya by President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta. On 13 March, the first case in Kenya was confirmed, a woman who came from the US via London. Kenya reported 98,555 total cases, 15,168 active cases, and 1,720 total deaths on 13 January 2021. This is 32 deaths per one million population.
President Donald Trump's initial public vaccine hesitancy fueled vaccine skepticism among Republican voters. White House sources revealed in March 2021 that Trump and his wife, Melania , had secretly received the COVID-19 vaccine in January.
In addition, President Duterte advised local government units outside of the National Capital Region to implement a community quarantine in cases where, in a given level of local government, at least two COVID-19 cases are confirmed within a lower level of its jurisdiction; for example, a province-wide quarantine should be implemented if there ...
The Sinopharm BIBP COVID-19 vaccine, also known as BBIBP-CorV, the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, or BIBP vaccine, is one of two inactivated virus COVID-19 vaccines developed by Sinopharm's Beijing Institute of Biological Products (sometimes written as Beijing Bio-Institute of Biological Products, resulting in the two different acronyms BBIBP and BIBP for the same vaccine).
Death of President John Magufuli: March 22 was a day off from work. On March 26, the president's funeral day was also a day off. Uganda Rwanda: 9 Mourning period declared from March 18 until March 26,the burial day. Kenya: 7 Burundi Mozambique: 5