Sixteen more people have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising Kenya’s total number of cases to 336.
Dr Rashid Aman, the Health Chief Administrative Secretary, told a press conference on Friday that the new patients were among 946 tested in 12 counties in the last 24 hours.
He said surveillance teams picked up 11 of the cases in Nairobi County and five in Mombasa County.
In Nairobi, five cases were recorded in Dandora, two each in City Park and Parklands and one each in Eastleigh and Pipeline.
In Mombasa, Kiembeni, Centi Kumi, Stadium, Msikiti Nuru and Mulaloni had one case each.
Dr Aman reported that since the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Kenya on March 13, a total of 16,738 tests had been conducted.