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Kenya records 29 new cases and Two deaths From Covid-19


The number of Coronavirus patients in the country has shot to 110 from the previous 81 cases announced by health CS Mutahi Kagwe on Wednesday.

The cabinet secretary also announced that two patients also succumbed to the novel Covid-19 bringing the total number of deaths in the country to three.

In the last 24 hours, a total of 662 samples were tested which is the highest number of tests conducted since the exercise commenced.

Out of the 662 samples, 29 samples tested positive and out of the number, 29 are Kenyans and one is a Congolese national.

“In the last 24 hours, we have tested 662 samples and out of those, 29 have tested positive. This now brings the total of confirmed cases in the country to 110. Out of the 29, 28 are Kenyans and one is a Congolese,” he said.

The CS also revealed that out of the 29, 16 were females and 13 are male.

Kagwe also revealed that the Kilifi deputy governor Gideon Saburi who was forced into quarantine recently has recovered from the disease. The DG was subjected to three different tests that all came back negative.

CS Kagwe also called for the arrest of all social media users that have subjected Brenda Cherotich, one of the patients who recovered from the disease to online bullying.

In a bid to curb the disease, Matatu, Boda Boda and Tuk-tuk operators and their passengers have been ordered to put on facemasks at all times.