The government of Kenya has today through the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe confirmed that here has been an additional 29 cases of Coronavirus bringing the total tally to 110 in the country.
28 of the confirmed cases are Kenyans while one is a Congolese national.
The tests were carried out on people in various government quarantine facilities throughout the country.
In the last 24 hours, 662 samples were tested, the highest number ever tested in the country in a single day.
“Out of 662 samples, 29 people have tested positive for coronavirus. 28 of them are Kenyans and 1 is Congolese. The total number of those who have tested positive in Kenya is now at 110,” CS Kagwe said.
Two more patients have also succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 3.
The health Cabinet secretary advised that Kenyans should be more vigilant as the government projects that there might be an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the coming days.
Travellers that use public means ie buses, tuk tuks or bodaboda have been advised to wear masks in order to reduce chances of contracting the disease.
He also discouraged people from travelling upcountry as this could further increase the spread of the disease.