Covid-19: Kenya records 126 new cases, 4 more deaths
Kenya has recorded another 126 new cases of the novel Covid-19 raising the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 2600.
Speaking during the National address at State House on Saturday, President Uhuru Kenyatta further revealed that Kenya has lost another four patients raising the number of fatalities to 83.
The president further issued the current status of the set directives in the fight against the disease in the country.
President Kenyatta announced an extension in the ban of gatherings, nationwide curfew and cessation of movement in Nairobi, Mombasa and Mandera by another 30 days.
Further restrictions on international travel remain in force till a later date. Kilifi and Kwale county’s cessation of movement will however lapse at 4:00 am effective 7th June 2020.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus.
The disease causes respiratory illness, like the flu with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing.
To protect yourself, you are required to wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your face, and avoid close contact (i.e maintain a social distance of 1 meter or 3 feet) with people.
The national government has also asked Kenyans to put on face masks because this will keep you safe in case an infected person sneezes or coughs beside you. Ensure you put on a face mask whenever in public transport, supermarkets, and open-air markets.