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24 Coronavirus cases in 24 Hours

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Dr. Mercy Mwangangi Ministry of Health Chief Administrative Secretary

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The coronavirus pandemic continues to be the talk of the day in the country and around the world. However, the return of normalcy is becoming a dangerous trend in the country. In the last 24 hours, 24 patients have tested positive bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 435.

This is the highest number of positive cases that have been recorded since the first case was reported. Seven (7) of these cases are from Kawangware, bringing the total number in this area to 21. Five (5) are from Mombasa, and two (2) cases are from Kuria West Migori County and ten (10) from Eastleigh.

Dr. Mercy Mwangangi Ministry of Health Chief Administrative Secretary

152 coronavirus patients have recovered while the number of fatalities now hit 22. A number of 22,897 have so far been tested, with the ministry of health on the forefront to test more people.

Ministry of Health Chief Administrative Secretary, Dr. Mercy Mwangangi says that the ministry is focusing on the issues of stigmatization by planning on how to revamp the sensitization process amid coronavirus.

Speaking during the daily briefing, Ministry of Health Director-General Dr. Patrick Amoth says if one has HIV his or her body may not produce antibodies to fight the virus.

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