133 more Covid-19 cases today now 3860 in Kenya – Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

Today, we have tested 3,255 samples, out of which, 133 people have tested positive for the virus.

The cumulative number of tests conducted so far is now 121,956, and the total case load in the country is 3,860.

All the positive cases are Kenyans, with 88 being males and 45 females. The youngest is 13 years old and the oldest 90 years.

The 133 positive cases are distributed as follows:
▪️Nairobi, 86
▪️Mombasa, 27,
▪️Kiambu, 7
▪️Busia, 5
▪️Kilifi, Kajiado, & Migori, 2 cases each,
▪️Machakos & Muranga, 1 case each.

Distribution of 86 cases in Nairobi;
▪️Westlands 13
▪️Embakasi South 10 ▪️Makadara 9
▪️Langata 8
▪️Embakasi East & Roysambu 5
▪️Starehe 4
▪️Ruaraka, Embakasi Central, Dagoretti North, 3 cases each
▪️Embakasi North, Embakasi West, Kasarani, Dagoretti South & Kibra one 1 case each.

Today, we have discharged 40 patients from various hospitals, bringing the tally of recoveries to 1,326. Sadly, we have lost 1 more patient to the disease, bringing the total number of those who have succumbed to 105.

In Mombasa, the 27 cases are from Mvita, (16), Kisauni, (6), Nyali, (3), Changamwe and Jomvu one (1) case each.

The cases in Kiambu are from Kiambaa, (3) cases, Kabete, Juja, Kikuyu and Kiambu Town, one (1) case each. Kilifi has (2) cases, one each (1) from Kaloleni and Kilifi North.

▪️Kajiado has two cases, one case each from Kajiado East and Kajiado west.
▪️Migori has (2) cases, one each from Kuria west and Kuria East.
▪️Machakos has one case from Athi River
▪️Muranga has one (1) case from Kigumo.

Restaurant operators are instructed to:
1️⃣Have thermo-guns at the entrance of the premises to screen clients for temperature,
2️⃣Provide handwashing stations & soap at the entrance for clients.
3️⃣Provide sanitizers in strategic places at the facilities.

4️⃣Ensure that every client entering the establishment wears a face mask.
6️⃣All food handlers wear face masks.
7️⃣Provision for social and physical distancing.
8️⃣All restaurant workers must be tested.

Once tested, a hotel or restaurant worker will not need another test unless the restaurant does not follow the protocols or a person shows symptoms of the disease.

Public Health officials in their respective areas are required to ensure that these guidelines are complied with; CS Health

Restaurant operating hours have been extended to 7:30pm.

Bars however remain closed. This is attributed to observation of the strict guidelines set by MOH_Kenya.

As far as we are concerned, we have given everyone who needs PPEs the PPEs – those health workers on the frontline.

We have enough PPEs in the country. Those who say they do not have PPES, send them to us.

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