On 16 April 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi issued a Health Alert regarding fake multi-agency teams, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Kenya

“Event: Police have warned that groups may be masquerading as multi-agency teams coordinating activities to combat COVID-19 in Kenya. Authorities urge travelers and residents to be wary of these groups and confirm their identities. If you have a suspicious interaction by phone call or in person, the police urge you to call police hotlines 999, 112 and 991 for verification.

“The public has also been directed to call the Operations Center at 0110939676, 0110939684, 011093981, 011939688 or use Facebook page @kingaKorona and twitter @kingaKorona.”

The full text of the alert is available here.