All passengers, including nationals from overseas, entering Kenya have to remain in two-week isolation at a hotel or government facility, authorities announced as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, according to local media on Tuesday.

The enforcement comes after the condition to self-quarantine voluntarily did not guarantee compliance, local website Daily Nation reported.

The government has imposed a daily payment of KSh 9,000 [roughly $85] per person for accommodation in selected quarantine apartments and hotels in the city center, according to KDRTV website.

Those who refuse to comply with the measure will be forced to board

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