Kenya is among the African country that has been affected by COVID 19, The government has been trying the best in ensuring the residents and non-residents are safe. Kenya Around Covid-19, most of the tourist locations in Kenya have been inspected and allowed to resume the operations. In July 2020, Kenya was fortunately awarded the Global Safety stamp by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) as it has adopted Global health and hygiene standardized protocols. WTTC is responsible for recognizing regions and destinations that are safe from COVID-19 so as to help the tourist and other travelers to have decisions on the right and safe destination for holiday.
On 1st August the government of Kenya announced to resume the local and international flights from all countries and exemption of the mandatory 14 days quarantine to the Incoming visitors of some countries. Kenya has a good plan for resuming tourism activities in the country and to offer the best services like how it has been before the intervention of the pandemic.
There are several health protocols that have been released by the government of Kenya so as to avoid the spread of the Pandemic, these protocols are:
▶ All passengers arriving on international flights are required to quarantine for 14 at a governments-designed facility. Some countries have been exempted from the mandatory of 14 days (in the link below)
▶ It’s mandatory for all passengers arriving in Kenya to complete the travelers Health Surveillance form by the ministry of health. The form should be completed online before disembarking ( The form is in the link below). The passengers will receive a QR code after completing the form and will be required to display it to the Port Health Officer to proceed through immigration.
▶ All passengers on international flights must show a negative COVID19 certificate on arrival, obtained no later than 96 hours prior to departure from their home country.
▶ Body temperatures must test below 37.5 C (99.5 F) and visitors must have no persistent cough, no difficulty breathing and no other flu-like symptoms.
▶ Strictly infection prevention and control measures have to be followed like social distancing, Good hand hygiene, and regularly wearing the face mask.
The government of Kenya is ready to receive and host tourists with much consideration of their health and safety during their holiday in Kenya. All sectors that interrelate with tour activities have prepared a conducive environment for the tourists. In the midst of this Pandemic that the world is going through (COVID-19), all tour destinations and tour product suppliers in Kenya priories safety before anything else during their stay.
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Do check out the Safety Guidelines for Tanzania Safari in Coronavirus