The United Kingdom has restricted individuals going from Kenya from entering England beginning April 9 to forestall the spread of the novel Covid.
Kenya is among four districts that have been added to UK’s red rundown in the midst of worries about new Covid-19 variations.
Here is a full list of countries currently on the UK’s red list:
Bangladesh (will be added to the list 4am Friday 9 April)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kenya (will be added to the list 4am Friday 9 April)
Pakistan (will be added to the list 4am Friday 9 April)
Philippines (will be added to the list 4am Friday 9 April)
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Voyagers, who have left from or traveled through Kenya, the Philippines, Pakistan and Bangladesh in the past 10 days will be rejected section into England.
Just British and Irish residents or inhabitants will be permitted to enter the country from these countries from 4am on Friday April 9.
They will be required to arrive into a designated port.
In an update on the GOV.UK website, the UK said some travellers from Kenya have tested positive for the South African variant.
“Of the average of 550 people that travel from Kenya to the UK each week, a significant number are testing positive on Day 2. Nearly a third of those positive have been carrying the B.1.351 variant, which originated in South Africa,” the update said.