Kenya has reported 376 new COVID-19
cases, from a sample size of 4,153 and with a positivity rate of 9.1 percent.
Kenya’s total confirmed cases now
stand at 166,382 with 1,756,846 cumulative tests
In a statement, Health Cabinet
Secretary Mutahi Kagwe further reported 14 more COVID-19 related deaths.
By Daisy Okanga | The government has put in place stringent rules for individuals who go against the coronavirus (COVID-19) preventive measures that been formulated to prevent the spread of the virus.
Individuals who breach and isolate rules aimed at curbing
the spread of the virus which
Cabinet Secretary for Health Mutahi Kagwe urged Public Transport Services(PSV) operators to reduce the number of passengers they ferry on a daily basis to help in the fight against coronavirus.
Kagwe challenged the PSV operators to take up the initiative as one of the measures which
Cabinet Secretary for Health Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed a new case of Coronavirus in Kenya bringing the total number of the infected to four.
During a press briefing on Tuesday afternoon, CS Kagwe said
the infected person came into contact with patient zero who had travelled from
By Nancy Marende | Coronavirus may have a 10.0 percent impact on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the event the outbreak is contained and a 25.0 percent in the event it is not contained.
It could reduce Kenya’s GDP growth to a range of
Kenya has confirmed the first case of coronavirus.
During a presser on Friday, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe revealed that the patient is a 27-year-old woman who travelled from the U.S. to Nairobi through London.
“The case was confirmed yesterday (Thursday). She was
confirmed positive by the National
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday presided
over the swearing in ceremony of two new Cabinet Secretaries and six Principal
Secretaries, ushering them into Government.
The Cabinet Secretaries sworn in were Betty Chemutai Maina (Industrialisation, Trade and Enterprise Development) and Mutahi Kagwe (Health).
The new Principal Secretaries included Amb