Health and Travel Alert: Reconsider travel to Kenya due to COVID-19.

US Embassy, Nairobi. The US government has issued a level 3 travel advisory to Kenya


The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Kenya due to COVID-19. 

Kenya has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. According to the Covid-19 directive, the United States is one of 18 countries whose nationals will be exempt from quarantine upon arrival if the following conditions are met:

  • The passenger does not have a body temperature above 37.5°C (99.5°F);
  • The passenger does not have a persistent cough, difficulty breathing or other flu-like symptoms;
  • The passenger has a negative PCR-based COVID-19 test conducted within 96 hours before travel.

Please note that U.S. citizen travelers coming from California, Florida and Texas will not be exempt and will be required to quarantine upon arrival either at Government of Kenya-designated facility or at their Kenyan residence.

U.S. citizens in Kenya may book tickets for departing flights.  There is no Government of Kenya mandate for a COVID-19 test before arriving at the airport complex.  However, please check with your airline whether they have their own COVID-19 testing requirements.   Similarly, outbound travelers must abide by the COVID-19 related requirements of the destination country.

As per the latest advisory, American citizens are advised to observe the following guidelines available here

Kenya-Somalia Border Counties and Coastal Areas – Do Not Travel

Due to terrorism concerns, U.S. government personnel are prohibited from traveling to the Kenya-Somalia border counties and some coastal areas.

Kenya-Somalia Border Counties – Do Not Travel

  • Mandera
  • Wajir
  • Garissa.

Coastal Areas – Do Not Travel

  • Tana River county
  • Lamu county
  • Areas of Kilifi County north of Malindi.

Turkana County – Do Not Travel

  • Road from Kainuk to Lodwar due to banditry.


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Andrew Njoroge Njeri popularly known as (Captain)started off the media industry in Eldoret town working for Sayare Radio as a vernacular producer and on air announcer.

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