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Kenya records 25 new virus cases, total number hits 912


May 18, 2020

Kenya on Monday recorded 25 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country’s total number to 912, Health CAS Rashid Aman said.

This is out of the 1, 139 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours.

Aman announced no deaths from the disease. The country’s fatalities remain at 50.

The country also witnessed 22 more recoveries bringing to 336 the patients who have recovered from the disease.

The new patients are aged between 20 years and 50 years. 23 of these are male and two were female. 

23 are Kenyan nationals while two are Somali nationals.

The CAS urged residents of areas where there is a restricted movement to continue observing containment measures.

“The stringent measures put in place are not meant to punish anyone,” he said.

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