University of Nairobi confirms 14 COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths


The University of Nairobi (UoN) community announced it had recorded 14 cases of COVID-19 among them 10 members of staff and 4 of their dependants.

UoN Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama, in a statement posted on social media, said three active members of staff and one retired staffer also lost their lives to the disease.

“It is a difficult period for our Country and UoN community. I convey my condolences to the affected families and pray to the almighty God to give them comfort and strength to overcome the pain and loss,” he said.

“I also wish a quick recovery to all those who have tested positive. I urge all staff and students to continue exercising caution by observing the guidelines issued by the government through the Ministry of Health from time to time.”