Four more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Kenya, Health Cabinet Secretary Muthi Kagwe has confirmed.
Addressing a live press conference on Sunday evening, CS Kagwe said that the four new cases were confirmed after testing 69 isolated persons.
Out of the four, CS Kagwe said three are foreigners and one Kenyan.
The foreigners include one foreigner from the United States of America, one from Cameroon and another one from Burkina Faso.
This brings a total number of confirmed cases in the country to 42.
CS Kagwe on Saturday confirmed seven more people had tested positive for the new coronavirus and the analysis of 81 suspected cases.
The Saturday cases that brought the number of cases in Kenya to 38 are four Kenyans, two Congolese and a Chinese citizen. Three of them are female and four male.
CS Kagwe announced that Nairobi was still leading in the number of cases with now 31 cases, followed by Kilifi with six, Mombasa with two and Kwale and Kajiado with one each.
Today, Mombasa also received one case, according to CS Kagwe.
“The trend we have seen on increasing numbers is not a healthy one,” he said, and reiterated the need for members of the public to adhere to measures the government has taken to curb spread of the virus.