Coronavirus cases rise to 38

Coronavirus cases in Kenya have risen to 38 after seven more were confirmed today.

According to Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, the new cases include four Kenyans, 2 Congolese and a Chinese national.

“All the seven new cases are in Nairobi County which has a total of 28 as of today. Kilifi has six cases, Mombasa 2, Kajiado and Kwale have 1 each, Kagwe said during his daily briefing on covid-19.

Kagwe added that the new cases comprised of persons who had a history of travel to countries with confirmed cases of the virus.

“Three are female and the four and males. Out of the seven, four had a history of travel from counties with active transmission. One had traveled to Mombasa while two did not have a travel history but came from contacts,” he said.

So far, Kenya has recorded one death from the Covid-19, after a 66-year-old man succumbed to the Aga Khan hospital.