Covid-19 cases in Kenya rises to 124

COVID-19 cases in Kenya shot ut to 142 Sunday after the government announced 16 new cases with the number of fatalities now at 4.

On Sunday, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said that nine of the new cases were people put on quarantine on arrival from countries abroad where coronavirus cases have been confirmed.

The government also issued a directive on burials of victims of coronavirus who must be buried within 24 hours.

Health Ministry’s Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi said such burials will only be attended by close family members.

“The burials are restricted to less than 15 close family members,” she told a news conference Sunday when she updated Kenya positive cases to 142 after 16 new confirmations.