Today, we have registered the highest number of positive Coronavirus cases in Kenya , with 389 people testing positive from 4,829 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
The total number of positive cases in the country is now 7,577 from cumulative tests of 185,035 samples. All, except 3 of the positive cases, are Kenyans.
GENDER: 266 are males and 123 are females.
AGE: The youngest is one (1) year old, and the oldest 93 years.
Distribution of positive cases per Counties:
Nairobi, 248, Kajiado, 36, Kiambu, 27, Mombasa, 23,
Busia, 17, Machakos, 10,
Migori, (9), Kitui, (6), Makueni, (3), Uasin Gishu, (3), Nakuru, (2), Kilifi, (2), Garissa, (1), Muranga, (1) and Narok, (1) case.
NairobI cases are in:
Dagoretti North 55, Kibra 40, Langata 33, Ruaraka 17, Westlands 14, Embakasi East 13, Makadara 13, Roysambu, 11, Embakasi South & Kasarani 8 cases each, Mathare, Starehe, Embakasi Central, and Embakasi West, 7, cases each, Embakasi North 5, & Kamukunji 3.
KAJIADO, 36 cases are from; Kajiado Central 32, Kajiado East & Kajiado North, (2) cases each.
KIAMBU, 27 cases are in; Kiambaa, Kikuyu and Ruiru (6) cases each, Kabete and Kiambu town, (4) cases each and Thika Town, one (1) case.
MOMBASA cases are from; Mvita, (9), Nyali (6), Jomvu, (3), Likoni, (2), Kisauni, (2), and Changamwe, one (1) case.
BUSIA cases are from; Teso North, (12) and Matayos, (5),
MACHAKOS 10 cases are in; Athi River, (8), and Matangulu (2).
MIGORI, all the (9) cases are in Kuria West.
KITUI. all the (6) cases are from Kitui West.
MAKUENI, (3) cases are in Makueni (2), and one (1) case in Kibwezi East.
UASIN GISHU, all the (3) cases are from Ainabkoi.
NAKURU, (2) cases are from Nakuru East one (1), & Nakuru West, one (1).
KILIFI, (2) cases are in Kaloleni (1) & Kilifi North (1).
GARISSA, has (1) case in Daadab.
MURANGA, (1) case in Kiharu.
NAROK, (1) case in Narok North.
DISCHARGED 88 patients from various hospitals, bringing to 2,236 the total number of recoveries. We salute our health workers for this great achievement.
DEATHS rise to 159 after 5 people succumb to the disease. Our deepest sympathy to the grieved.
The 7,577 people infected so far, and 159 deaths, are not just numbers. These are our brothers and sisters, uncles and aunties, mothers, friends and other relatives.
We will continue to work very closely with all stakeholders, such as clinicians, researchers and other experts, including development partners, and the rest of the society to achieve the whole-of-society approach to combating this pandemic.