Covid-19: Kenya records 8 new cases


Keny now has 50 confirmed covid-19 cases, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

Speaking on Monday, Kagwe said the Kenya has recorded eight more coronavirus cases.

Kagwe said of the eight cases, six are from Nairobi while Kitui county and Mombasa county recorded one case each.

Nairobi is still leading with 34 confirmed Covid-19 cases followed by Kilifi (6), Mombasa (3), Kajiado, Kwale and Kitui with one each. 

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Out of the 50 cases, 26 are male and 24 female.

“From the 2,050 people in mandatory quarantine, we have in the last 24 hours tested 172 samples, 84 samples have so far been analyzed and have received confirmation of 1 person who has tested positive for coronavirus,” Kagwe said. 1005 people have so far been tested.

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The CS advised those living in Nairobi to avoid travelling upcountry during this period since a majority of the elderly people live there.

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