The ministry of health through its Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has early today on Wednesday, March 17th delivered more worrying news on the rate of COVID-19 infections in the country. According to the outspoken minister, over the last 24 hours, Kenya has recorded 1,279 new Covid-19 cases from 7,450 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the country's total caseload to jump to 116,310 confirmed cases from the time the disease was first reported up to date. These figures are more startling as they are more than double what the country used to record daily in the last two waves of the disease.
Kagwe has further urged Kenyans to observe the safety masers put in pla e by the ministry to help fight the disease. These measures include social distancing, wearing face masks all the time, avoid public gatherings, sanitization of the hand and many more. This Heartbreaking news comes after the ministry of health confirmed that Kenya is currently experiencing the third wave of coronavirus which is allegedly more lethal than the other two. Kenyans on the other hand are already feeling the heat due to the ecomic effect brought by the disease. Right now thr price of super petrol have gone up by 16 shillings per litre.
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