The number of Coronavirus cases has hit 216 as eight more cases test positive for the disease.
Health CAS Dr Mercy Mwangangi said five of the new patients are Kenyans while three are foreign nationals.
Out of the eight cases, six have a history of travel from UAE, UK, Pakistan, Zambia and Comoros. We have six cases from Nairobi county, Siaya and Nakuru one each.
¨In terms of the distribution of the cases in age, the pattern continues where we see the disease affecting the most productive group of our society We have 5 patients who fall between 0-14 years,¨said Dr Mwangangi.
Dr Mwangangi noted that one person has been released from the hospital, bringing the total number of recoveries to 41.
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In a tweet, the Ministry, however, encourages Kenyans to play their role in combating the spread of Coronavirus by observing preventive measures set out by the Ministry.
The Ministry also continues to sensitize Kenyans on the need not to just wash hands frequently but to wash them properly. continue reading
Source – KBC