Journalist Larry Madowo has explained why he was forced to leave New York City where he lives and schools.
Why Larry Madowo has been forced to leave New York
In a post seen by Pulse Live, Mr Madowo stated that the rate of Coronavirus infection in the American city is 5 times faster compared to other states.
He went on to say that with this rate, it only made sense that he left for a different place, but didn't mention where.
“New York's coronavirus infection rate is 5 times higher than the rest of the country. It didn’t make sense to stay so I left,” he wrote.
Larry who is a Knight-Bagehot fellow at the University of Columbia in York made the remarks after it was announced that all 50 states in the US had reported cases of Coronavirus.
The US has so far reported 41000 COVID-19 infections with at least 541 deaths from the same.
A section of Madowo's followers advised him to stay safe while others warned him that coming to Kenya would be a bad idea.
Here are their reactions;
keymoney_kenya Life first man. Rightest decision a human can make. 👏so where are you? 🤔
willisraburu Stay safe bro
olekaburu Hopefully you won’t be coming to Nairobi directly for you will have to self quarantine at a government designated place and at your own cost.
yeridennimmus Please dont come back to Kenya. We are affraid you might have contacted the virus. Please just stay where you are.
abiud.palazzo Stay safe
kens.shee Yeah,,change is as good as rest,keep safe we love you
bernnie_thepoet Umerealize hii Corona haitaki makasiriko nani
nzisa_wa_wanza Why are you out? Stay home
wughangar_rose Right decision 😂
alycenene The more you move about the higher the risk. Stay put!🙏🏻
mutungik That group of students piled together behind you!!!😩😩😩
JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!
Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or: