The country’s total tally for coronavirus cases has finally hit the 400 mark after 15 more people tested positive for disease.
The total national tally now stands at 411.
Of the confirmed cases, 8 are male while 7 are female. Their ages range between 2 years and 7 years.
Giving the briefing today at Afya House, the health CS, Mutahi Kagwe, confirmed a total of 1,434 samples had been tested in the last 24 hours.
6 more people have recovered bringing the total number of recoveries to 150 but the country also recorded 4 more deaths. Total number of deaths now stand at 21.
The rate of death from the coronavirus is at 5.1% while the rate if recoveries is at 35.6%.
The highest number of confirmed cases today came from Mombasa county. The county registered 11 cases.
The ministry of health is still monitoring 800 contacts at the moment. CS Kagwe also noted that Kawangware is a hotbed for new infections as the area has so far registered 13 cases.
“If you live in Kawangware you need to know there is a centre there. If you live in Kawangware and Mvita you must now know that the person next to you might be infected,” Kagwe stated.
Ha also urged Kenyans to continue adhering to the set safety guidelines as the country continues to fight COVID-19.