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KENYA'S COVID-19 NUMBERS

Kenya confirms 8 new Covid-19 cases, total rises to 363

Nairobi and Mombasa counties recorded four cases each.

In Summary

• Speaking at Afya House, Kagwe also announced eight more recoveries bringing those who have recovered from the virus in the country to 114.

• All of the new cases are Kenyans with no travel history.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during a past briefing on the coronavirus briefing at Afya House.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during a past briefing on the coronavirus briefing at Afya House.
Image: FILE

Kenya on Monday recorded eight new cases of Coronavirus.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe confirmed Nairobi and Mombasa recorded four cases each.

This brings to 363 the total number of Covid-19 cases in the country.

The eight new cases came after a total of  366 tests done in the last 24 hours.

This brings to 18,394 the total number of tests done in the country since the outbreak.

 
 

Speaking at Afya House, Kagwe also announced eight more recoveries bringing those who have recovered from the virus in the country to 114.

All of the new cases are Kenyans with no travel history.

He also urged all Kenyans to practice self discipline and self responsibility to help defeat the virus.

"Kenya's situation will unravel itself because of you. If we take responsibilities as individuals then we will fight this virus," Kagwe said.

Kagwe noted that Kenyans have begun to adhere to the rules and regulations set down by the government on the hygiene side.

"It has brought the cost of health care, cases of stomach problems have gone down drastically, Cases of diarrhoea have also declined," he said.

The government employed a multi-pronged approach in its fight against Coronavirus, which has so far claimed 14 lives across the country.

 

In its Covid-19 strategy, the government has come up with up to five coordinating committees tasked with the mandate of spearheading various aspects of the war.

They include Health, Economic, Food and Water, Security and Post-Corona headed by different Cabinet Secretaries all operating under the umbrella National Emergency Response Team.