(KDRTV)-Kenya Health Ministry announced that the country had confirmed eight new positive cases of coronavirus as two more patient dies
The total number of confirmed positive cases now stands at 270 and total deaths are now 14
According to the Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr. Mercy Mwangani who was speaking during a presser at the Afya House, among the 8 patients are seven Kenyans and one foreigner who are aged between 17 and 65 years
According to the Ministry of Health, no one of the patients had a history of travel
“Three emanated from our quarantine centers and five were picked by our surveillance teams from various parts of the country,” said Dr. Mwangangi.
Among them are four from Mombasa county, three from Nairobi and one from Kajiado
The CAS also reported that seven more patients had been discharged after recovering from the virus bringing the total number of recoveries in Kenya to 67
Health ministry also said that out of 270 positive cases of coronavirus, 56% are imported while 46 % are from local transmission