Nine more people test positive for COVID-19 in Kenya, total hits 59
The number of confirmed Coronavirus infections in Kenya now stands at 59 after nine new cases were recorded as at Tuesday, March 31.
Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi made the announcement just a day after Health CS Mutahi Kagwe confirmed nine other cases.
The government has projected that at least 1000 people shall have tested positive for the virus by the beginning of April.
The projection also estimates that at least 10,000 people shall have been infected by the beginning of the month of May.
The government has announced a raft of measures aimed at curbing the spread of the virus, among them a dusk to dawn curfew across the country.
Kenyans have also been asked to maintain social distancing, and stay at home if possible.