Kenya moves to CDC’s ‘low’ risk category for Covid-19
Staff, 2022-09-12 15:26:15,
(CNN) — For the second consecutive week, no destinations were added to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “high” risk category for travel. A few destinations moved down a risk level, including Kenya, which is now in the “low” risk category.
Kenya was previously listed at Level 2, along with the West African nation of Togo, which also moved down to the Level 1, or “low” risk, category of the CDC’s regularly updated travel notices.
The British Overseas Territory of Montserrat in the Caribbean dropped into Level 2, or “moderate” risk for Covid-19, from Level 3.
One nation, Timor-Leste in southeast Asia, moved up one rung to Level 2.
And one destination, Dutch Sint Maarten in the Caribbean dropped into the “unknown” category from Level 3. Destinations move to that category when there is a lack of information.
More than half of the destinations monitored by the CDC are still listed in the Level 3, “high” risk category..
The designation applies to places that have had more than 100 cases per 100,000 residents in the past 28 days.
Destinations carrying the “Level 2: Covid-19 Moderate” designation reported 50 to 100 Covid-19 cases per 100,000 residents in the past 28 days.
To be listed as “Level 1: Covid-19 Low,” a…
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