Africa Nazarene University has suspended all its on-campus classes effective on Monday 16th March 2020.
In a statement, the institution’s Vice Chancellor Dr. Stanley stated that the university is taking precautionary measures against the spread of the virus in the country.
“After a careful consideration and analysis of the situation, the university has taken a cauitionary decision to suspend all on-campus classes effective Monday 16th March 2020 until further notice. The decision applies to both main campus and the Nairobi Centre.”
The decision by the university to suspend on-campus learning comes after the Health Cabinet Secretary of Kenya, Mutahi Kagwe announced the first ever reported case of Corona Virus in the country.
Corona Virus is said to have originated from China and rapidly spread to other parts of the world. It was on 12th of March 2020 declared a world pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
According to WHO, as of 13th March 2020, the numbers of deaths caused by Corona and new infections are as stated below:
Africa Nazarene University has asked its students to clear with the institution and stay away until further notice.