NAIROBI — 24 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kenya— taking the tally to 435.
Health Minister Dr Mercy Mwangangi announced the 24 are part of the 1,925 individuals analysed over the last 24 hours.
Of the 24 cases,10 are men, 14 are female.
Dr. Mwangangi noted that the number of those who had recovered were 2, bringing the total number to 152.
She announced that one more person had lost her life bringing the number to 22.
“We shall soon be able to issue specific guidelines as to how this shall be undertaken and it is important to note the success of home-based care is highly pegged on our discipline as Kenyans and corporation in ensuring that we adhere to this guidelines,” she stated.
She cautioned businesses that had resumed work saying that “the disease is still with us”.
She reminded Kenyans that businesses caught flouting government directives set to curb the spread of the disease risked having their licences revoked.
Mwangangi noted that there had been a decline in the number of patients who sought medical help in hospitals for other illnesses.