Meru, Taita Taveta and Garissa counties became the latest counties to record their first COVID-19 cases, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday.
Taita Taveta and Garissa both registered two cases each while Meru registered one case. Meru’s case came from Buuri, in Garissa the cases were from the Dadaab refugee complex while in Taita Taveta the cases were truck drivers who were tested at Voi.
Health Chief Administrative Secretary Rashid Aman said that as of May 18, 23 of Kenya’s 47 counties had now registered at least one COVID-19 case.
Aman also announced that the country had recorded 25 new cases of which 23 were Kenyans while the other two were Somali nationals. This means the country has now recorded 912 cases while the number of fatalities remains at 50. With the 22 new recoveries, the total number of recoveries rose to 336.
Source(s): Ministry of Health
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