Kitui records its first Corona virus case

Kitui records its first Corona virus case

30 march, 2020

8 more cases have been confirmed in the country within the last 24 hours, said The Health CS, Hon. Mutahi Kagwe. This brings the number of confirmed positive cases to 50.

He announced that tracing of contacts for the 50 confirmed is ongoing with the total number of close contacts being monitored standing at 1474. Out of this number 231 have been discharged  after completing the mandatory 14 day follow up period. Currently, 1211 close contacts are being monitored by the ministry.

The 8 cases are spread in Nairobi with 6, Mombasa 1 and Kitui 1. Kitui now becomes the latest county affected.

A total of 1,005 people have been tested for the Corona virus disease to date.