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The Kenyan Government has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe revealed that the patient is a woman who traveled from the U.S. to Nairobi through London.

“The case was confirmed yesterday (Thursday). She was confirmed positive by the National Influenza Lab,” he said.

According to the Health Cabinet Secretary, the condition of the Kenyan woman is stable and her temperature has gone down to normal.

He said the patient is currently at the Kenyatta National Hospital and the Government has traced everyone that she was in contact with.

“What we have is a coronavirus positive test. There is no cause for alarm, continue with regular activities,” CS Kagwe said.

 

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