Kenya has reported six new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s total number to 197, Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi has said.
There was also a death recorded in Siaya, bringing the total deaths to eight.
On a positive note, onemore patient was discharged from hospital, bringing the number of people who have recovered to 25.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe did not give a live briefing on the Covid-19 situation on Sunday, but in a statement, he said a total of 766 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.
Of the six new cases, five are males and one is a female.
Five of them are Kenyans, while one is a foreigner.
There are four cases from Nairobi, one from Mombasa, and one from Siaya.
Two of the new cases have a history of recent foreign travel from the Middle East, while one recently traveled from Mombasa.
The other three cases have no history of recent travel.
The six new patients are aged between 25 and 59 years.
The ministry said five of the cases are from mandatory quarantine centres, while one was picked by surveillance teams.
It said a total of 2,160 contacts have been monitored, out of which 1,660 have been discharged.
Five hundred contacts are being followed.
The ministry said 7,449 samples have been tested to date.
CS Kagwe urged Kenyans to continue following measures outlined to stop the spread of the disease.