Kenya has confirmed eight more coronavirus cases in the country, bringing the total to 15. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe says the patients are five Kenyans, two French nationals and a Mexican.
Kagwe says the patients have been isolated as well as 363 other people who have suspected of having the virus.
The country has now announced that all international flights in and out of the country will be suspended from Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Kenya confirmed its fourth positive case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
On this video, Kenya confirmed three more positive cases of COVID -19:
The country’s Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe told journalists in the capital Nairobi that the patient entered Kenya on March 8 from London.
Kenya confirmed its first positive case on March 13, with President Uhuru Kenyatta announcing two more positive cases.
Kagwe said the government is in the process of tracing all the contacts with the said case.
“Today, we have received confirmation of another case of coronavirus following tests carried out on a patient in on our private health facilities. This now brings the number of cases to four. The latest case was confirmed at our national influenza laboratory. The patient is reported to have travelled.”
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