Kenya has confirmed eight more new cases of coronavirus.
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Monday afternoon announced the new cases that brought total number of cases in the country to 50.
Out of the 2052 that were tested on Sunday, they have tested 172 samples of which 84 samples have been analysed.
“We have received confirmation of one person. Apart from those in quarantine we have tested 88 contacts who might have contracted the disease from the 42 people,” he said.
“…and we have received six patients who have tested positive and an additional one patient who is at Aga Khan.”
At least 1,000 medics will be hired in the next week to handle the rising number of coronavirus infection.
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