Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed nine more coronavirus cases bringing the total number of patients to 25.
Speaking from Afya House, CS Mutahi Kagwe said out of the nine cases, seven of them were Kenyans and the two were foreigners.
He continued by saying that the cases in Kenya have spread against four counties in the country namely Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi, and Kwale.
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CS Kagwe admitted that there have been challenges in transporting arrivals as the numbers are huge.
He called on hotels not to take advantage of the arrivals by overcharging them.
Currently, the testing capacity in KEMRI has risen to 360 per day with plans underway for the test to be done at county levels.
Parents have been called upon to protect their children as they are at home instead of exposing them to the virus.
The media at large has been urged to pass the message to all parents to protect their own children instead of crying back to the government for help.