Following an order by the government to suspend learning in the country due to corona virus pandemic, several universities and colleges have adhered to the order to shut down institutions until further notice.
Some of the institutions that we can confirm have shut down operations include:
The University of Nairobi
Kenyatta University Maasai Mara University
Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT)
Meru University of Science and Technology
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
Mount Kenya University
Technical University of Kenya
Africa Nazarene University
University of Kabianga
Multimedia University of Kenya
Kenya Methodist University
The East African University
University of Eastern Africa, Baraton
The above list includes only institutions which we were able to confirm.
University administrations decided to suspend learning as a preventive measure to curb the spread of Corona Virus whose first case in the country was recorded on Friday, 13th March 2020.
In order to avoid contracting the virus, comrades are advised to:
Wash your hands thouroughly and regularly with soap and water/ use an alcohol based hand sanitizer. Make sure to clean between fingers and fingernails as well as the back of your hands.
Avoid crowded places. Keep a safe distance of 1 metre from you and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. Stay at home if you are feeling unwell with symptoms like fever, cough and difficulty in breathing.
Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing. Make sure you use a handkerchief or tissue to cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing. Dont cough into your hand. If you dont have a handkerchief, cough into your flexed elbow.