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The Kenya Government shut down all schools and colleges on 15, March 2020 in a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kenya. At the time of school shutdown, there were less than 10 daily reported COVID-19 cases and not a single death. However, the growing cases were of concern to the government which wanted to prevent a spike in cases ...
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.
March 2020 The first case of COVID-19 in The Gambia was reported on 17 March and received treatment at MRC Unit The Gambia's specialist clinic in Fajara .  The patient was a woman in her thirties who had travelled to The Gambia from the United Kingdom on 15 March, and had gone into self-isolation after feeling feverish.
March 2020. As of 17 March, the government had shut all educational institutions and put in place some restrictions on foreign travel. Zambia reported its first 2 cases of COVID-19 in Lusaka on 18 March. The patients were a couple that had travelled to France on holiday. A third case was recorded on 22 March.
On 13 May 2020, it was reported that Latin America and the Caribbean had reported over 400,000 cases of COVID-19 infection with, 23,091 deaths. On 22 May 2020, citing the rapid increase of infections in Brazil, the WHO declared South America the epicentre of the pandemic.
News reports citing a government document reported that a 57-year-old woman, who tested positive for the coronavirus disease on 10 December 2019 and was described in The Wall Street Journal on 6 March 2020, may have been patient zero in the coronavirus pandemic.
On 27 March 2020, the government closed its borders and ports except for key workers, and banned public gatherings of more than two people unless from the same household.  After 15 April 2020, Isle of Man residents living overseas who wished to return to the island would be able to obtain a permit to sail back on designated sailings once a ...