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Kenya has recorded its first coronavirus associated demise.

The affected person, a 66-year-old citizen, had a long-term well being situation, the Ministry of Well being stated Thursday night.

“The person, who was affected by diabetes, had arrived within the nation on March 13 from South Africa through Swaziland,” Well being Cupboard Secretary Mutahi Kagwe stated in an announcement.

The affected person died on the Aga Khan Hospital intensive care unit on Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday, Kenya confirmed three extra circumstances of coronavirus, elevating the nationwide tally to 31.

In a briefing, Well being Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi stated the most recent circumstances are all Kenyans and shut contacts of earlier reported circumstances.


Dr Mwangangi stated 906 individuals have been traced and are being monitored and that 18 of them on the Mbagathi Hospital.

— to www.nation.co.ke

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