Kenya has now tasted all the faces of a coronavirus infection.
The East African nation, has now recorded infections, a death and a recovery, which are all the possible options in such a case. On Wednesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta, while confirming the increase of coronavirus cases in the country by three, revealed that one patient had recovered from the virus and had been discharged.
A day later, Health CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi in her media briefing confirmed another three cases.
Hours later, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe broke the news of a first coronavirus-related death via a press release.
The deceased was also suffering from Diabetes was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit at the Aga Khan hospital in Nairobi.
According to the press release, the 66-year old Kenyan jetted in the county on March 13 from South Africa via Swaziland.
Kenya currently has 29 coronavirus patients, one recovery and one death.
As per the ministry of health statement on 5th March, 14 counties stand at risk. Among them are Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi, Kisumu and Kakamega being the most vulnerable.