Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has on Tuesday confirmed that of 696 cases tested in the last 24 hours, 14 people have tested positive bringing the number of positive cases to 172.
The 14, twelve Kenyans and two foreigners, have been moved to quarantine facilities and contact tracing is on going.
Today alone, the CS told reporters at Afya House, that the government has tested at least 5000 people.
The minister also noted that three people have been discharged after they recovered from the novel COVID-19.
Health practitioners will also undergo testing so as to avoid infected medics from coming into contact with patients.