11th April, 2020
Chief Administrative Secretary in the ministry of Health Dr. Mercy Mwangangi has confirmed that Kenya has recorded 2 more Covid-19 cases in the the last 24 hours raising the number of confirmed cases in the country to 191.
During a press briefing Saturday afternoon, Dr. Mwangangi has confirmed that 2 more Covid-19 patients have been discharged from isolation centres after they tested negative. This has upped the total number of Covid-19 recoveries in the country to 24.
She has said that the two new patients are aged 2 and 32 years respectively. None of them had a recent case of travel.
Mwangangi has applauded county governments for their efforts noting that Kenya’s ICU capacity has improved.
The two new patients are from Mombasa and Nairobi counties.
One is a Kenyan and the other one is a foreign national.
The CAS has reminded Kenyans to wash their hands, wear masks and maintain social distance to help combat the Coronavirus.
She has hailed various companies for their tireless efforts in fighting the pandemic lauding Kenya Pipeline Company for providing a commendable amount of sanitizers to be distributed to Kenyans during this tough moment.
Dr. Mwangangi has confidently warned politicians of taking advantage of the provided sanitizers to play petty politics for their own good.
So far Kenya has recorded 7 deaths within the last 30 days.