The rate of
coronavirus infections at the Kenya-Tanzania continues to soar with the
ministry of health recording more foreign cases.
Mutahi Kagwe said on Tuesday daily Covid-19 briefing that the numbers are high
at the Namanga one stop border point.
tallied a total of 214 people testing positive for the virus along the borders
of Namanga, Lunga Lunga, Isebania and Loitoktok, with 182 of the cases coming from
Out of the
182 foreigners turned away at the Tanzanian border, 126 of them tested positive
in Namanga, 24 in Lunga Lunga, 23 in Taveta, 4 in Isebania and one case in
have happened had we not taken the measure of testing at the border is that
these 182 people would now be in our midst moving around in our country and you
can imagine the rate of infection this would have caused,” said CS Kagwe.
further confirm that the cases in Wajir, along Kenya-Somalia border, are 14 of
the 16 cases recorded in the County.
county also recorded 2 cases from individuals said to have crossed from
said the government had fully activated the Nyumba Kumi initiatives in all
counties to fight the spread of the coronavirus by individuals sneaking into
the country through porous borders.
of Covid-19 cases in the country increased to 963 after 51 people tested
positive in the last 24 hours.