Kenya’s Covid-19 cases rise to 8250 as 183 more test positive -Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

Today, we have 183 new cases of coronavirus, out of 2,061 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

The total case load now in the country is 8,250 out of 193,455 samples tested so far. From the positive cases 177 are Kenyans while 6 are foreigners and 119 are males, and 64 females. The youngest is a four-year child, while the oldest is 79.

In a summary the COVID-19 update in Kenya is as follows:
✔️2,061 samples tested in the past 24 hours
✔️193,455 samples tested so far
✔️183 new positive cases today
✔️ 8,250 Total confirmed cases
✔️90 recoveries today
✔️ 2,504 Total discharged & recovered
✔️3 fatalities today
✔️ 167 Total fatalities

Today’s positive cases are distributed in the counties of:
⬅️Nairobi 100,
➡️Machakos 37,
➡️Kiambu 14,
➡️Mombasa 13,
⬅️Kajiado 11,
⬅️Nakuru 5, and
⬅️Busia 3.

DISTRIBUTION of cases in Nairobi;
➡️Westlands 30
➡️Kibra 20
➡️Dagoretti North 17
➡️Langata 8
➡️Embakasi East, 5
➡️Embakasi South, 5
➡️Starehe, 5
➡️Makadara 5
➡️Kamukunji, 2
➡️Roysambu 2
➡️Ruaraka 2
➡️Embakasi North 1.

KAJIADO has 11 cases in, ➡️Kajiado Central 5
➡️Kajiado North 3
➡️Kajiado West 2
➡️Kajiado East 1

NAKURU 5 cases are in:
➡️Nakuru West 3
➡️Molo 1
➡️Gilgil 1

BUSIA 3 cases are in:
➡️Teso South 2
➡️Matayos 1.

90 patients have been discharged from various hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,504.

We lost (3) more patients to the disease, bringing our fatality to 167. Our heartfelt condolences to the family & friends of the departed.

We have now entered a new phase in the war against Coronavirus pandemic in the country; CS Health, Sen. Mutahi Kagwe.

CS MUTAHI KAGWE: We must take individual responsibility to Komesha Corona.

As we visit our parents at home with supplies, let us also include masks and sanitizers and soap for hand washing, and ensure we adhere to the layed down protocols: CS Mutahi Kagwe.

Since the Coronavirus disease struck in our country, it has caused a lot of anguish & sufferings to our people. Majority of our people have gone through a lot of problems including depression.

The increasing cases of depression are causing suffering in homes. Many people are living with stigma. We need to put in place strategies to manage mental health to deal with the burden which is there: Dr. Frank Njenga.

Current protocol on air travel: Before you board a plane there must be confirmation that you are Covid-19 negative; CS Health Mutahi Kagwe.

Security agencies will be more vigilant to ensure issues of curfew are enforced; CS Mutahi Kagwe.

It’s better to be ready than to be sorry; CS Health Mutahi Kagwe.

I want to make a special appeal to our people to exercise individual responsibility, so that we can curtail the spread of this virus; CS Mutahi Kagwe.

Screening will be done at various points of entry and other infection control measures like hand washing, temperature taking . We expect the peak in August if the containment measures are not observed; Dr. Patrick Amoth, Ag. Director General, Health.

As the President said, we must be each other’s keeper. With the easing of restrictions, we can no longer look up to the police to enforce adherence of containment measures; CS Mutahi Kagwe.

The corona virus, as of today still has no cure, neither is there a vaccine. The only available means of defence against it is the containment measures; Mutahi Kagwe, CAS Health.

We have a choice as individuals;
1️⃣Do I enter a crowded place, knowing I can get Covid-19? 2️⃣Do I enter a crowded market place?
3️⃣Do I enter a crowded bus or matatu?
4️⃣Do I visit my mother without a mask, knowing I can kill her?

5️⃣Do I enter a place of worship without keeping social distance?
6️⃣Do I have to attend an illegal gathering, even if I get Covi-19?

Let us heed the wise counsel by His Excellency the President to;
➡️wash our hands regularly, ➡️wear a face mask,
➡️maintain social distance

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