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Covid-19

COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution
To find out about the latest status of the COVID19 pandemic evolution and the most up-to-date statistics on the COVID-19 disease in Kenya, please visit the Kenyan Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 webpages with the official data.

For the international outlook you can consult the latest situation reports published by the World Health Organisation as well as the global daily statistics on the coronavirus pandemic evolution including data on confirmed cases and deaths by country.
Sanitary measures
To find out about the latest public health situation in Kenya and the current sanitary measures in vigour, please consult the Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 webpages.
Travel restrictions
The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.

The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.
Import & export restrictions
For information on all the measures applicable to movement of goods during the period of sanitary emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak (including eventual restrictions on imports and exports), refer to Coronavirus: Kenyan firms banned from exporting face masks and the Kenya Bureau of Standards Public Notice to Importers of Used/ Second-Hand Garments and Used Shoes.

For a general overview of trade restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.
Economic recovery plan
For  information on the economic recovery scheme put in place by the Kenyan government to address the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on the Kenyan economy, refer to the article Tax relief, CRB-listing suspension: Here are all directives issued by Pres. Kenyatta to ensure you have more money in your pocket and the Wikipedia page about the Kenyan Economic response to COVID-19.

For a general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal, monetary and macroeconomic) taken by the Kenyan government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Kenya in the IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.
Support plan for businesses
For information on the local business support scheme established by the Kenyan government and other organizations to help small and medium-sized companies to deal with the economic impacts of the COVID19 epidemic on their activity refer to COVID-19 Support Available for Businesses in Kenya and the Ministry  of  Industrialization,  Trade  and  Enterprise  Development’s Frequently Asked Questions for Business Operations During Curfew and Restricted Travel Period of COVID-19 Crisis.

For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the World Bank's Map of SME-Support Measures in Response to COVID-19.
Support plan for exporters

There are no specific support plans for exporters in Kenya so far. For future possible up-to-date information please visit the website of the Kenyan Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development (MoITED).

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