U.S. Government to Provide Additional 705 million KES to Kenya’s COVID-19 Response

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has committed $6.6 million (705 million KES) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) activities in Kenya to support prevention, preparedness and response. These additional resources will be used for surveillance, laboratory supplies and strengthening, and surge staffing costs.

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter, announced the funding in a short facebook video. See the full statement here https://ke.usembassy.gov/u-s-government-to-provide-additional-705-million-kes-to-kenyas-covid-19-response/