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Kenya's COVID-19 cases rise to 189 as 5 more test positive

By Nasibo Kabale (Daily Nation)

Friday April 10, 2020

Kenya's Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe (Daily Nation Picture) 

Kenya's total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rose to 189 on Friday, with the Health ministry's announcement of five more cases.

The country's Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe told a press conference that all the new patients were Kenyans.

Mr Kagwe said only one of the patients, who were among 504 people tested in the last 24 hours, had a history of travel.

He said two were male and three female and that one of the cases was reported in Nairobi and the others in Nyandarua County.

CS Kagwe further announced that 10 more people who had tested negative twice would be discharged from the Mbagathi isolation facility.

As such, the number of recoveries rose to 22.

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