By JULIUS MBALUTO
Kenya is among 8 countries to be removed from the red list , a UK’s Traffic light system of handling Covid-19 pandemic. Kenya will be removed from the red list on 22nd September 2021, other countries including Turkey, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Maldives, Oman, Bangladesh & Kenya.
The UK has also made changes. The Amber list classification has been scrapped and replaced with Red -list and Rest of the World classification.
PCR has also been discontinued for fully vaccinated UK residents from a green list country and replaced with lateral flow test which instance, also costing around £ 30. Results will be within an hour. This will happen before end of October.
Those who are unvaccinated will be facing challenges, will have to quarantine and do tests.