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Kenya confirms 8 more positive cases for coronavirus bringing total to 15

Kenya has confirmed 8 more cases of COVID-19 coronavirus bringing the total number to 15.

In a televised address, the Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said the eight new cases include five Kenyans and three foreigners two French nationals and a Mexican.

“We continue to monitor the 7 initial patients who are stable. In the last 72 hours, we have received confirmation of another 8 cases who have tested positive for Coronavirus bringing the number to 15. 5 are Kenyans, 2 are French and 1 Mexican”, said CS Kagwe.

Following these new cases, the government has come up with more stringent measures including the following;

  • Religious gatherings suspended until further notice in a bid to tame COVID-19; funerals restricted to 15 family members.
  • All PSVs must adhere to the directive issued on Friday failure to which the respective Sacco licenses will be revoked.
  • All bars closed indefinitely from midnight; restaurants to remain open but only takeaways to be allowed.
  • All international flights are suspended effective Wednesday 25 midnight except cargo flights.Those coming into the country between now & Wed will undergo quarantine at their cost at a gov’t facility. Countries wishing to evacuate nationals must do so within this period.
  • All persons who violate the self-quarantine requirement will be forcefully quarantined at their cost and thereafter arrested and charged. This will apply to a senior gov’t official in Kilifi who refused to self-quarantine
The CS further urged everyone to stop ignoring measures that have been put forward and start treating this pandemic with a lot of seriousness.
“We have noticed that majority of our people have continued to ignore our measures, continuing as if it is business as usual. We must treat this matter with the seriousness it deserves”, said CS Mutahi.

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