The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Kiama has directed all staff and students who test positive for Covid-19 to ensure full compliance with Home based isolation and care guidelines by the Ministry of Health. Prof. Kiama in his communiqué to the University community announced that there has been 14 confirmed positive cases and several deaths due to corona virus disease. The Ministry of Health launched the Home based isolation and care guidelines for patients with COVID-19 on 10th June 2020. The protocols have been developed in line with the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. The guidelines have been developed taking into consideration the local socio-economic situation and they have been translated to Kiswahili.