Today out of a sample size of 3,519 we have recorded 307 positive Covid-19 cases in Kenya, pushing the country’s case load to 6,673. So far 173,355 samples have been tested, Health CAS, Dr. Aman.
Today we have recorded the highest number of positive cases of Covid-19 at 307.
COVID-19: Out of 307 positive cases, 289 are Kenyans while 18 are foreigners.
GENDER: 215 males, and 92 females.
AGE: The youngest positive case is one year old while the oldest is 81.
DISTRIBUTION OF CASES: Nairobi 154, Mombasa 38, Machakos, 33, Kiambu 20, Narok 20, Kajiado 14, Busia 10, Kericho 4, Makueni and Nakuru 5 cases each, Kilifi, Kisumu, Kitui and Uasin Gishu (1) case each.
NAIROBI: Dagoretti North 34, Kibra 22, Embakasi Central 18, Langata 18, Starehe 17, Westlands 14, Embakasi South 10, Embakasi West 7, Kamukunji 5, Dagoretti South, Makadara 2, & Mathare 2, Embakasi Central, Roysambu & Ruaraka, (1) case each.
NEW CASES IN MOMBASA:
Mvita (22), Likoni (10), Changamwe (5), & Nyali, (1).
MACHAKOS: Athi River 32, & Yatta 1).
KIAMBU: Ruiru 4, Kiambu Town 6, Kabete 3, and Thika, 3, Kiambaa 2, Juja & Lari (1) case each.
NAROK: All the 20 cases are from Narok North.
KAJIADO: Kajiado Central 7 cases, Kajiado North 5, & Kajiado East 2
BUSIA: Teso North 6, & Matayos 4.
KERICHO: 4 cases are in Ainamoi.
MAKUENI: 5 cases are in Kibwezi East.
NAKURU: Naivasha 3, Nakuru East 1, & Nakuru West 1.
KILIFI: 1 case in Kilifi North
KISUMU: 1 case in Kisumu Central
KITUI: 1 case in Kitui Central
UASIN GISHU: 1 case in Turbo
RECOVERIES: 50 patients discharged from various hospitals, bringing to 2,089 the total number of recoveries, Health CAS, Dr. Aman.
DEATHS rise to 149 after the one more patient succumbs to the disease.
Our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the departed.
TESTING: The testing we do is intensive and costly. Currently we have 28 testing facilities across the country; Dr Rashid Aman, CAS Health.
I want to make a special appeal to each one of us to take personal responsibility in this fight against COVID-19. Maintaining social & physical distancing, washing our hands with soap & water, wearing face masks in public places & avoiding social & political gatherings; Dr. Rashid Aman