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COVID-19: Kenya records 11 new cases, number shoots to 374


Kenya has recorded 11 new cases of the novel COVID-19 bringing the total number of cases in the country to 374.

Speaking during the daily COVID-19 briefing, Health CAS Rashid Aman said that two children are among the 11 new cases reported in the country.

The 11 new cases are aged between three years and the oldest case is 75. The 11 are from both Nairobi (7) and Mombasa (4).

Four of the cases in Nairobi are from Kawangware area, One from Kaloleni, One from Manji and one from Eastleigh while all four of the cases from Mombasa are from  Kibokoni, Old Town.

The CAS also reported that Kenya has recorded 10 more recoveries, bringing the number of recoveries to 124.

“As for the Covid situation, we are happy to announce that we have discharged another 10 people, bringing the number of recoveries to 124. However, as we celebrate the recoveries, the number of cases in the country currently stands at 374 after another 11 tested positive in the last 24 hours.” He said

The new cases are from a cluster of 589 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

In the same briefing, the CAS affirmed that no eateries or restaurants have been given the go-ahead to open its doors at the moment.

Aman said that the eateries will only be opened after they comply with the guidelines outlined by the Ministry of Health on Monday.