CAS reveals the three new Coronavirus cases are all females
By Vincent Kejitan | March 26th 2020
Health CAS Dr Mercy
Mwangangi on Thursday revealed that three more Kenyans had tested positive for
Coronavirus bringing the total to 31.
Speaking during a
briefing at Afya House, Mwangangi stated that the three were all females aged
She added that the
three had all been in close contact with the previously confirmed cases.
Mwangangi said the
most affected counties are Nairobi, Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi and Kajiado and
urged Kenyans to maintain social distancing and hygiene.
"74 cases have been tested out of which, 3 people have
tested positive of coronavirus disease bringing the total number to 31.
“The affected counties are Nairobi, Kwale, Mombasa,
Kilifi & Kajiado," she remarked.
Kenyans who jetted back into the country and were put on
mandatory quarantine this week stated that they were yet to be tested but
Mwangangi assured that they would be tested in due time in accordance with WHO
Around 2000 people arrived into the country since Monday and
the government maintained that they will be quarantined for 14 days.
Asked about the 7pm-5am curfew, Mwangangi said it was
imposed because some were still not practicing social distancing.
She added that a number of people were still holding
meetings in restaurants, going to bars and holding house parties.
Government Spokesperson Cyrus Oguna asked Kenyans to adhere
to the directives issued by the President saying anyone who fails to observe
the curfew will be dealt with accordingly.
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