Local News Marcus Wambui

Coronavirus victims rise in Kenya

The recent news update by the Health Cabinet Secretary, Mutahi Kagwe , gave the current coronavirus state in our country this Wednesday 18th March.
He explained that by Tuesday, 17th March 2020 , the number of covid -19 victims was static at just 4 victims.On Wednesday,there was an update of another 3 victims leading to a total of 7(seven) victims.
These were as a result of tests done by The National Influenza Centre and the Kenya Medical Research Institutions (KEMRI)labs in the country.
All the confirmed cases are imported from outside country .
A brief description of the 3 victims reported today says that ;
2- were a couple who boarded for kenya in Madrid ,Spain on 4th March 2020 through Dubai to Kenya where they landed on 5th March 2020.
1- was a Burundian Nationale who was from Dubai and landed Kenya on 17th March 2020. This was picked by the Health Surveillance Team during their routine screening  with high temperatures at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

lady being scanned for coronavirus image courtesy middle easteye.net

He continued to insist that the latest update shows how Kenya is ready to fight this pandemic disease.

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