Kenya Railways has temporarily suspended Madaraka Express passenger train between Nairobi and Mombasa, Nairobi-Suswa and Nairobi Terminus – Ngong effective Friday March 27, 2020.
The Corporation says that the move is in line with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive of a 7pm to 5am curfew beginning on Friday.
However, the inter-county train will remain operational.
Today, the country recorded the first death from Coronavirus.
The death is of a 66-year-old man who had arrived into the country from South Africa via Swaziland on March 13.
The man was also suffering from diabetes.
“The 66 years old Male Kenyan citizen who passed on this afternoon been admitted at the AghaKhan hospital intensive care Unit ICU. The man who was suffering from diabetes had arrived in the country March 13th ,2020 from South Africa vie Swaziland,” said Kagwe in a statement.
Earlier today, the country confirmed three more cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of positive Covid-19 cases to 31.
Yesterday, the government announced the recovery of one Covid-19 patient.