COVID-19: One dead as 22 more people test positive
By Fay Ngina | May 24th 2020
One person had died in the last 24 hours as 22 more people tested positive
for COVID-19 bringing the total number of cases to 1,214, says Health CAS Rashid Aman.
The health CAS said
that a total of 1,108 samples were tested bringing the total number of samples
tested to 59,260.
Out of the 22 cases,
10 were from Nairobi, 9 from Mombasa and the rest in Nakuru, Kwale and Taita
CAS Aman also announced
the number of recoveries increased to 303 as 3 more people were discharged.
During the briefing,
the CAS urged Kenyans in areas conducting targeted testing to go for it adding
that all costs will be met by the government.
there are no financial concerns for those who turn positive and the costs will
be taken care of by the government," said CAS Aman.
lockdown, CAS Aman said that the partial lockdown measures will be reviewed as
long as Kenyans comply with containment directives.
“Our fight against
is not yet over. We are aware of what these measures have caused in terms of
inconvenience including religious activities. The partial lockdown measures
will not go on longer than necessary. They will be reviewed but Kenyans must
comply with containment measures,” said CAS Aman.
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