127 New cases,17 recoveries,4 fatalities, now 1745 in Kenya- Health CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi

Today we have 127 new cases of Coronavirus in Kenya ; CAS, Dr. Mercy Mwangangi.

Today we have discharged 17 patients who have recovered from the virus but have lost 4 patients as well, all from Mombasa county bringing the total to 62; Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi.

All the four had underlying conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and asthma. Our sincere condolences & sympathy to the bereaved families and friends.

In a summary the COVID-19 update in Kenya today is as follows :
✔️3,831 samples tested in the past 24 hours
✔️74,003 samples tested so far
✔️127 new positive cases today
✔️Total confirmed cases stand at 1,745
✔️17 new recoveries today
✔️438 Total discharged and recovered
✔️4 fatalities today
✔️62 Total fatalities

These cases are spread as follows;
🔹Nairobi (76),
🔹Mombasa (19),
🔹Busia (16),
🔹Uasin Gishu (8),
🔹Kiambu (2),
🔹Kajiado (5) and
🔹Isiolo (1).

In Nairobi, cases are from;
🔹Kibra (49),
🔹Ruaraka (13),
🔹Makadara (4),
🔹Westlands (4),
🔹Langata (2),
🔹Embakasi West (1), 🔹Kasarani (1),
🔹Dagorettj North (1) and. 🔹Starehe (1).

In Mombasa, the cases are from;
🔹Kisauni (7),
🔹Mvita (6),
🔹Nyali (3),
🔹Likoni (2) and
🔹Jomvu (1).

In Busia, 16 cases are from;
🔹Busia (8),
🔹Malaba Points of Entry (2),
🔹Alupe Quarantine Facility (6)

In Uasin Gishu;
🔹Turbo (8)

In Kajiado;
🔹Kajiado North (2) cases
🔹Namanga Border (3) cases

In Kiambu;
🔹Kiambu Town (1)
🔹Kabete (1).

🔹The case in Isiolo is from Isiolo Town.

The high figures that we have been recording in the last few days are because of the increase in sample size we are testing and a confirmation that the virus is firmly in our midst; Dr. Mercy Mwangangi, CAS Health.

We can stop this virus 🦠 if we all cooperate and together deal with it. The silver bullet needed to do this is largely behavior change, and internal drive to observe the various restrictions & practice containment measures.

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