KQ suspends flights from Guangzhou, China over Coronavirus fears

Kenya Airwasys has announced that it has suspended all flights from Guangzhou, China over coronavirus but said it will maintain Nairobi-Bangkok route.

“Regarding the current coronavirus outbreak, we have temporarily suspended flight to and from Guangzhou starting Friday 31, January until further notice,” read a statement from the airline released on Friday.

The suspension comes three days after the airline flew in a Kenyan student from Guangzhou with symptoms of coronavirus, but tests on him turned negative.

“The results are negative,” Health CS Sicily Kariuki told Capital FM News on Friday morning, a day after the samples from the Kenyan student who flew in from China, were sent to South Africa for validation.