Kenya has on Wednesday confirmed that it has detected five cases of the Indian COVID-19 variant.
Ministry of Health acting Director-General Dr. Patrick Amoth said that the five cases are all Indian nationals, who arrived in Kisumu on Thursday last week. They are all currently quarantined.
20 deaths have also been reported in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of fatalities in the country is now at 2,825.
A total of 900,459 persons have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19.