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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during a past briefing. Photo: Ministry of Health

COVID-19 UPDATE: Kenya records 183 new cases as CS Kagwe announce Covid-19 certificate a requirement for air travel.

Kenya has on Tuesday July 7 recorded 183 new cases, bringing the total number confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country to 8,250.

According to Health CS Mutahi Kagwe duirng the daily Ministry of Health Covid-19 status briefing, 90 more patients have been discharged from various facilities after recovering from the disease, raising the total number of recoveries to 2,504.

Unfortunately 3 more people succumbed to the disease, bringing the total number of deaths to 167. 

CS Mutahi has urged Kenyans to follow set guidelines as they visit their elderly parents adding that we are now entering a new phase as a country in the fight against the pandemic. 

“As we visit our parents at home with supplies, let us also include masks and sanitizers and soap for hand washing, and ensure we adhere to the layed down protocols”, CS Mutahi Kagwe stated.

He also added that travellers by air will be required to produce certificates indicating they are Covid-19 negative before they are allowed to board a plane.