Kenyan now has a total of 38 confirmed positive cases of coronavirus after 7 more others have tested positive.
The seven who have tested positive include four Kenyans, two Congolese and one Chinese which is three females and four males.
Out of the 7 that have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, four had a travel history while three come into contact with people who had tested positive in the country.
The Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe during the media briefing has also revealed that the first and third patients who had tested positive have tested negative.
The first and third patients who have tested negative are set for a retest within the next 48 hours before they can be declared totally cured.
Nairobi is now leading with 28 positive cases as all the seven cases come from Nairobi while
Kilifi follows with six cases, Mombasa has two cases while Kilifi and Kwale have one case respectively according to CS Mutahi Kagwe.
“We are currently monitoring 978 close contacts who are in quarantine as we continue to urge Kenyans to stay at home and take the need for self-distancing very seriously if you surely cannot stay at home,” CS Mutahi Kagwe.
“The curfew will continue, I understand there are concerns but remember these people only mean well and we cannot go back on the decision if we have to protect Kenyans from coronavirus,” Health CS.
“Keep your distancing as much as possible even when queuing and ensure discipline, avoid squeezing in and know if you squeeze in, you might be squeezing in yourself to coronavirus,” health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe concluded.