The number of coronavirus cases in Kenya has increased to 15 after 8 more people tested positive.
Confirming the numbers was Health CS Mutahi Kagwe who said the eight comprised of five Kenyans, two French nationals and one Mexican.
He continued by revealing that the eight cases are all imported and that their ages range from 20-years to 67-years of age.
“Out of the latest 8 cases, 5 are Kenyans & 3 are foreign nationals-two French and one Mexican. All the 8 are imported cases from Europe & America, ranging from age 20 for the youngest & 67years for the oldest.”
The government has in the meantime embarked on a drive to trace 363 people who are believed to have come into contact with the patients.
So far three people have been traced and are being processed for admission at Mbagathi hospital.
“We are tracing 363 persons who had come into contact with patients. So far we only have three people awaiting processing at Mbagathi hospital. The rest have been processed & discharged.”
Kenyans have been called upon by CS Mutahi Kagwi to treat coronavirus with serious including a change in lifestyle or else it will treat people abnormal.
“Kenyans MUST treat this matter with the seriousness it deserves, by adjusting & changing their lifestyles. If we continue to behave normally, this disease will treat us abnormally.”