Kenya has on Thursday confirmed 29 more coronavirus cases bring the total number of positive infections to 110.
Confirming the new numbers was Health CS Mutahi Kagwe who said that in the last 24 hours 662 samples were taken in for testing.
It was from the samples that 29 people were confirmed to have tested positive with 28 being Kenyans and one being a Congolese national.
“In the last 24 hours, we have managed to test a total of 662 samples out of which 29 people have tested positive for the Coronavirus disease.
Out of the 29, 28 are Kenyans while one is Congolese. This now brings the total number of those who have tested positive for the disease in the country to 110.”
Mass testing of 2,050 people placed under quarantine in various hotels and government facilities has began.
Also confirmed by the CS was the death of two people with one being from Mombasa and the other one from Nairobi.
Today, we lost two patients who had tested positive for the disease, one in Nairobi and another in Mombasa.
This now brings to three the number of deaths of those who have tested positive for the virus in the country.”
Kenyans have once again being called to change their attitude and behavior towards the virus.
The government has announced stiffer measures to curb the pandemic including mandatory use of masks in Matatus, Tuk Tuk and motorbikes.