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8 more coronavirus cases in Kenya, 7 recoveries in the last 24 hours

Nearly every estate in Nairobi has a confirmed case

Dr.  Mercy Mwangangi at a press conference at Afya House on Sunday, 05 April 2020.

Health CAS Dr Mercy Mwangangi has confirmed 8 more positive cases of Coronavirus in the country bringing the new total to 270.

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The results were from 1330 samples which were tested in the last twenty four hours.

Outr of the eight, seven are foreigners while one is a foreigner. Ms Mwangangi said their ages of the cases ranged between 17 and 65 years.

On a positive note, there have been 7 more recoveries which brings the national tally to 67.

The number of deaths, however, rose by two, bringing the total to 14.

Mwangangi said nearly every estate in Nairobi has a recorded case of the coronavirus with Mombasa having the same challenge where cases have been recorded in various sub counties.

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