447 more test positive for Coronavirus in Kenya now 8975-Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

Today, 447 samples have tested positive for the virus from a sample size of 3,803. The cumulative number of tests conducted so far now stands at 200,311 and the total case load in the country is 8,975.

Nairobi’s 318 cases in; Dagoretti North 70, Westlands 43, Kibra 40, Embakasi East 35, Ruaraka 25, Starehe 20, Makadara 14, Emabakasi West 13, Embakasi South 11, Kasarani 10, Langata 10, Roysambu 9, Embakasi Central 6, Embakasi South, Embakasi North, Kamukunji & Mathare 3 each.

In Kiambu the 33 cases are in Ruiru 12, Kikuyu & Kabete 4 cases each, Kiambaa 3, Thika, Lari & Kiambu 2 cases each, Kabete, Limuru, Githunguri, Gatundu South & Juja 1 cash each.

Kajiado, has 25 cases in Kajiado North 10, Kajiado Central & Loitokotok 6 cases each & Kajiado East 3.

Nakuru has 23 cases are in Molo 18, Nakuru East 2, Gilgal, Naivasha & Nakuru West one 1 case each.

In Machakos, the 18 cases are in Athi River 17 and one case is in Machakos.

In Mombasa, the 14 cases are in; Mvita (8), Changamwe (4), Jomvu and Likoni one (1) case each.

In Uasin Gishu the (7) cases are in; Turbo (6) and Kesses one (1). In Busia all the (3) cases are in Teso North,

in Laikipia all the (2) cases are in Laikipia East, in Kericho (1) case is in Ainamoi and in Makueni (1) case is in Makueni Town.

In Migori one (1) case is in Kuria East and in Turkana (1) case is in Turkana West.

Today, we are also happy to inform you that 64 patients have been discharged from various hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,657.

Sadly, we have lost four (4) more patients to the disease, bringing our fatality count to 173. Our heartfelt condolences go to the family and friends of the bereaved.


Today, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutahi Kagwe visited Coast General Hospital to assess the level of preparedness towards containing the spread of Covid-19 in the county of Mombasa. He was accompanied by the Chief Administrative Secretary for Health, Dr. Mercy Mwangangi, the Ag. DG for Health, Dr. Patrick Amoth, the county DG and the county commissioner.

“As Government, we are pleased to note that Mombasa county has already achieved 432, surpassing the directive by the President of at least 300 bed capacity for each county,” the CS said.

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