Kenya coronavirus travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in Kenya plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.

  • Vaccine rollout (%) Partially
  • New cases/100k 7-day · 14-day
  • Travel status Kenya · UK

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Kenya Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Kenya showing the number of people and percentage of population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 16/04/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 651,650 1.2%
Fully vaccinated - -

The Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccinations information for Kenya is collected and maintained by Our World in Data from official reports. Last update: 16/04/2021

Kenya Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Kenya recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-04-11 12.4   28.7  
2021-04-18 11.1 -10.5% 23.6 -18.1%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new cases per 100,000 of population for Kenya recorded over the past 10 weeks.

1.7
2.7
3.1
5.3
8.2
14.3
17.3
16.3
12.4
11.1
14/02
21/02
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04
18/04

New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new cases per 100,000 of population for Kenya recorded over the past 10 weeks.

3.7
4.4
5.8
8.4
13.5
22.5
31.6
33.6
28.7
23.6
14/02
21/02
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04
18/04

The Covid-19 number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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Kenya travel status

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Kenya including entry rules, pre-departure & in-destination Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements plus current status on the UK travel list for returning to the UK.

Are there entry restrictions to Kenya due to the coronavirus?

Kenya is open for tourism from the UK. Flights between Kenya & the UK are currently suspended.

Negative PCR test results or proof of Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK. All arrivals face a period of quarantine on entering Kenya.

Check out Kenya Civil Aviation Authority for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Kenya?

Kenya is on the Red list in the UK.

If you have been in or through Kenya in the previous 10 days, you will be refused entry to the UK unless you are a British or Irish national, or you have residence rights in the UK.

All arrivals who are permitted to enter must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days at their own expense.

A pre-departure test in Kenya is required as well as PCR tests on days 2 & 8 in the UK while in quarantine.

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