Kagwe warns Kenyans against unnecessary movement as death toll rises to three

The death toll from coronavirus has raised to three after two more succumbed to the deadly virus at a time when the Health Ministry has confirmed that those who have tested positive stands at 110.

On Thursday, CS Mutahi Kagwe announced 29 more cases and warned of a possible increase in the number of positive cases across the country.

“I am saddened to announce that in the last 24 hours we have lost two more people who succumbed to coronavirus disease, and this brings the total number of deaths to 3,” the CS said.

He added, “Arising from this trend, the government is now announcing stiffer measures to prevent a further spread,” he said, “I urge you to observe strict measures of hygiene.”

Kagwe further warned Kenyans against unnecessary travel adding that said those planning to travel to and from various destinations, including for Easter celebrations, should consider postponing the plans due to the risk of infections.

“We are discouraging mass movements of people from one point to another, we encourage you to stay at home where you are.”