Two year old among latest COVID-19 Patients in the Country
A two year old is among two new patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Country.
The ministry of health reported that neither the child or the parent have any history of travel from the country.
“Both were picked by our surveillance teams. One is Kenyan and the other foreigner,” she said.
At the same time, the Ministry of Health also announced two more recoveries bringing the total number of patients who have recovered from the novel COVID-19 in the country to 24.
Speaking during the daily briefings at Afya House, Health CAS, Mercy Mwangangi also announced that the country has recorded two new cases.
The two are from a cluster of 491 samples tested in the last 24 hours. One of the cases is from Mombasa, the other from Nairobi.
Mwangangi said one of the patients is a Kenyan, while the other is a foreigner.
CAS Mwangangi also said the said the government has boosted the amount of sanitiser being produced in the country.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus.
The disease causes respiratory illness, like the flu with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing.
To protect yourself, you are required to wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your face, and avoid close contact (i.e maintain a social distance of 1 meter or 3 feet) with people.
The national government has also asked Kenyans to put on face masks whenever in public transport, supermarkets and open-air markets.