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Italian nationals turned away from Kenya Airport as Coronavirus surges

Italian nationals amid Covid-19 pandemic

Italian nationals turned away from Kenya Airport

Two Italian nationals were turned away at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa.

Officials turned the two away after they reportedly exhibited signs of the coronavirus.

The two were among 44 passengers who landed onboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa.

Marbeillo Fransisco and Marbiello Maurice who had travelled on a tourist Visa were however not

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even allowed to disembark from the plane.

Italian duo showed signs of Covid-19

According to Mombasa County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo, the duo was flown back to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where they had come from.

Commissioner Kitiyo stated that the other 42 passengers aboard the flight were allowed passage into the country and were advised to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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Italy is currently on lockdown as the country struggles to fight Covid-19 which is ravaging the European nation.

Italy faces Covid-19

Italy reported 345 new coronavirus deaths in the country over the last 24 hours taking its total death toll to 2,503 - an increase of 16 percent.

The total number of cases in Italy rose to 31,506 from a previous 27,980.

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Italy is the European country hardest hit by coronavirus.

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