The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kenya has risen by 29 bringing the total number in the country to 110.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said on Thursday that 28 Kenyans had tested positive for the new coronavirus.

A Congolese national also tested positive, bringing the total to 29.

The testing, as per Citizen Digital, is being conducted on 2050 people who are in mandatory quarantine in several isolation facilities.

In the last 24 hours, 662 samples- the highest number tested in the country in a single day- were tested.

“Out of 662 samples, 29 people have tested positive for coronavirus. 28 of them are Kenyans and 1 is Congolese.
The total number of those who have tested positive in Kenya is now at 110,” CS Kagwe said.

During the same address, CS Kagwe reiterated on the need for Kenyans to follow the set directives with regard to personal hygiene and social distancing.

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