Kenya Covid19 cases reach 191

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Mercy Mwangangi

Two more test positive raising Kenya’s number of cases to 191; one is a Kenyan and the other a foreign national, Health ministry says.

As at this morning, the global coronavirus statistics indicate that the number of those that have succumbed to the disease, is 102,760 people.

“The number of isolation beds is increasing day by day, thanks to our county governments,” said Dr Mercy Mwangangi, Cabinet Administrative Secretary for Health.

“We have managed to test 491 samples. Out of this number, two have tested positive for Coronavirus disease, 1 in Mombasa and 1 in Nairobi,” she added.

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Mwangangi said this now brings to 191 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

None has a recent history of travel. The two cases were picked by surveillance teams.

One is aged 2 years and the other 32 years.

A total of 2,054 contacts have been monitored so far, out of which 1,546 have been discharged.

A total of 508 contacts are being followed at the moment.

Out of the 191 cases, 109 are males and 82 females; 124 are aged between 30 years and 59 years.

50 cases are age between 15 years and 29 years; and 7 of the cases are aged 60 years and above while 2 are aged 2 years.

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