Kisii, Kiambu, and Mandera Counties record their first coronavirus positive cases
CS Kagwe has confirmed two positive cases of coronavirus in Mandera County. One of the cases recently traveled from Mombasa County. This explains why President Uhuru Kenyatta restricted the movement of people within the Nairobi Metropolitan area, Kwale, Kilifi and Mombasa for 21 days.
In Kisii County, one positive coronavirus case has been confirmed.
CS Kagwe once more reiterated on the importance of observing hygiene and maintaining social distance.
14 contacts and 2 cases are already in mandatory quarantine.
CS Kagwe’s gratitude
CS Kagwe thanked the ministry of transport and the county government of Mombasa especially Governor Joho for providing disinfectants at Likoni ferry.
Cs Kagwe further recognized the efforts of the Ministry of Education, KICD and the mass media for the active role they have taken including educating Kenyan children on how to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Open-air sporting clubs have been advised to strictly observe social distancing.
In some walk-in clubs, it has been observed that people are running close to each other. He, therefore, appealed to managers of such clubs to take necessary measures to ensure that the government directives are adhered to.
Golf clubs have also been misused. Therefore golf clubs will have to be closed during this era of the coronavirus pandemic.
CS Kagwe also said that all health workers including those in private hospitals handling COVID-19 patients shall henceforth commence testing.
This is to ensure that the medical staff does not pass the virus to more people.
Three patients who had tested positive have been released in the last twenty-four hours.
14 more people have tested positive today 172
The 14 have already been moved to quarantine facilities and contacts are being traced.
CS Kagwe further urged Kenyans to brace for tougher times ahead since the coronavirus is already here with us.
The good news is that most of the cases are mild but Kenyans should be ready to face tougher times ahead.
Kenyans should be mentally prepared to face a difficult situation ahead.