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Kenya records 8 new cases of Covid-19 bringing the total to 50


Kenya has recorded a total of 8 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has announced that Kenya currently has a total of 50 confirmed cases.

Nairobi now leads with 34 confirmed Covid-19 cases followed by Kilifi (6), Mombasa (3), Kajiado, Kwale and Kitui with one each. Out of the 50 cases, 26 are male and 24 female.

“From the 2,050 people in mandatory quarantine, we have in the last 24 hours tested 172 samples, 84 samples have so far been analyzed and have received confirmation of 1 person who has tested positive for coronavirus,” Kagwe said.

The CS has also asked those living in Nairobi to refrain from travelling upcountry in order to curb the spread of the deadly pandemic.

The CS also ordered Boda Boda operators to ensure they carry one passenger at a time and to wear masks at all times.