Movement restricted in and out of Mandera

Movement restricted in and out of Mandera

22 April, 2020

The government today announced that it has ceased movement in and out of Mandera County after the county recorded 8 cases of Corona virus. This move, the government says, is part of the containment measures.

The Health CS announced that in the last 24 hours, from 707 samples tested, 7 people tested positive for Corona virus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 303. All the 7 are Kenyans with 1 from Nairobi and 6 from Mombasa.

6 of the cases are from targeted mass testing and 1 was picked up by the surveillance teams. In terms of gender, 5 are males and 2 being females. The age range is between 21-61 years with none having a recent travel history.

He also announced that 9 more patients have been discharged from hospital and this brings the country’s recovered numbers to 83.