Health Minister, Mutahi Kagwe has disclosed that Kenya has recorded a staggering number of new cases of coronavirus.
He mentioned that the number of people who have tested positive for coronavirus has risen from 123 to 1,471.
It is said to be the largest single jump in positive cases. The minister noted that some of the new cases had come from the slum areas of the capital, Nairobi which has a raging number of infections in the area.
A night-time curfew has been put in place as well as restricted movement around some parts of the country to help curb the spread of the virus.