Kenya’s coronavirus cases now stands at 25-Health ministry

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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,24TH MARCH,2020-The ministry of health has confirmed 8 more cases of coronavirus in Kenya bringing the total number  to 25. Addressing the press  Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said 82 samples were tested and received of the nine people who have tested positive.

These cases are spread out in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale counties.Out of the nine cases, seven are Kenyans while two are foreigners.

Of the seven, three have contracted it from other confirmed cases while the four from other countries.

“They have been taken into isolation and are being monitored by our personnel,” he said.

The CS said tracing of contacts is ongoing.

The total number of close contacts stands at 745.

Out of this 98 have been discharged after completing 14 days quarantine.

 

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