Latest information on Kenyan measures to contain the virus
- On March 7th Kenya banned international gatherings in the country for 30 days.
- On March 13th, Kenya released the MOH recommendation to avoid large gatherings and unnecessary social outings, to suspend all inter-school events, prison visits, any non-essential travel abroad, and any travel to “Epicenter countries”.
- On March 15th, President Kenyatta halted all travel into the country. Only Kenyan nationals and foreigners holding valid work permits will be allowed in the country. Everyone entering from this point will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
- On March 22nd, Kenya suspends all international traveling beginning at midnight on the 25th of March. Any passengers entering the country from the 22nd will be required to quarantine at home (this was updated from a government facility to allow for home quarantining).
- On July 6th, Kenya announced that by August 1st international flights would resume.
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Travel advice: travelling to Kenya
- On 28th February, Kenya imposed a restriction on travellers from China. All travellers arriving or having travelled through China in the past 14 days will undergo enhanced medical screening and will be required to self-isolate for at least 14 days. All flights from China have been suspended until further notice.
- On 3rd March Kenya halted some flights from Northern Italy to Kenya.
- On 10th March Kenya stopped it’s international athletes from partaking in international events.
- On 13th March Kenya announced a 14-day self-quarantine on all travellers returning from affected countries.
- On 15th March, Kenya stopped all international travel into the country except for Kenyan nationals and foreigners with valid work permits.
- On the 22nd March, Kenya suspends all international travel from the 25th of March.
Starting at 12 pm on Sunday, March 22nd, no passenger flights are allowed to enter or leave Uganda airspace.
For the latest information on travel restrictions check out Uganda MOH site.
For the latest information on travel restrictions check TZ MOH site.
There is an increased risk of airlines cancelling services due to lack of demand. You should check with your airline carrier for up-to-date information about any travel restrictions.
Travel advice: Travelling from Kenya
On the 12th March, Saudi Arabia halted flights from Kenya.
On the 22nd March, Emirates suspends all flights to and from Kenya.
From the 25th March, all passenger flights from Kenya will be suspended.
How to stay safe whilst travelling
Global and domestic travel has been identified as a high-risk activity during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here for helpful advice on how to lower your risk of infection during international travel.