1,494 people test positive as curfew extended till 2021

1,494 people test positive as curfew extended till 2021

Cabinet Secretary for Health (CS), Mutahi Kagwe | Courtesy of Ministry of Health

4 November, 2020

Kenya records 1,494 cases from a sample of 8,839 tested within the past 24 hours. This now raises the total infections in the country to 58,587. From today’s cases, 1,453 are Kenyans and 41 foreigners with 870 of the new cases being males and 624 females. The age distribution is between 10 month old and 98 years old.

The affected counties are; Nairobi 414, Nakuru 188, Mombasa 173, Kiambu 150, Uasin Gishu 107, Turkana 52, Kilifi 50, Garissa 35, Taita Taveta 35, kajiado 31, Baringo 31, West Pokot 31, Laikipia 28, Kisumu 28, Murang’a 14, Machakos 13, Nyandarua 12, Siaya 12, Meru 12, Elgeyo Marakwet 11, Embu 10, Kericho 10, Narok 9, Kitui 6, Makueni 6, Bomet 5, marsabit 4, Kakamega 4, Lamu 3, Samburu 3, Kwale 2, Kisii 2, Tana River 2 and 1 from Nyamira.

In Nairobi, Lang’ata has 100, Kibra 42, Westlands 32, Dagoretti North 29, Embakasi Central 26, Starehe 22, Dagoretti South and Roysambu 21 each, Mathare 19, Kamukunji 18, Embakasi South 15, Embakasi North and Ruaraka 14 each, Embakasi West 12, Kasarani and Makadara 10 and 9 from Embakasi East. In Nakuru 69 are from Nakuru North, 58 from Nakuru East, 21 from Nakuru West, 19 from Naivasha, 7 from Rongai, 5 each from Gilgil and Molo, 3 from Kuresoi South and 1 from Njoro. In Mombasa, 54 are from Mvita, 53 from Jomvu, 19 from Kisauni, 18 from Likoni, 16 from Changamwe and 13 from Nyali.

In Kiambu, 49 are from Thika, 23 from Kiambu Town, 16 from Ruiru, 14 from Kikuyu, 13 from Limuru, 12 from Gatundu South, 9 from Juja, 5 each from Githunguri and Kiambaa and 4 from Gatundu North. In Uasin Gishu, all cases are from Ainabkoi. In Turkana, 37 are from Turkana Central, 9 from Turkana South and 6 from Turkana North. In Kilifi, 20 are from Malindi, 12 from Kaloleni, 11 from Kilifi North, 5 from Magarini and 2 from Kilifi South. In Garissa , 12 are from Fafi, 12 from Garissa Town and 11 from Dadaab. In Taita Taveta, 18 are from Mwatate, 16 from Voi and 1 from Taveta.

In Kajiado, 21 are from Kajiado East, 7 from Kajiado North and 3 from Loitoktok while in Baringo 14 are from Koibatek, 12 from Baringo Central, 3 from Mogotio and 1 each from Baringo North and Marigat. In west Pokot, all cases are from West Pokot while in Laikipia, 19 are from Laikipia East and 9 from Laikipia West. In Kisumu, 21 are from Kisumu Central, 6 from Muhoroni and 1 from Nyakach. In Muranga, 7 are from Maragua, 5 from Kiharu and 1 each from Gatanga and Kandara. In Machakos, 6 are from Athi River, 5 from Machakos and 1 each from Kangundo and Kathiani. In Nyandarua, Kinangop, Ol Kalou and Oljororok have 4 each while in Siaya, 6 are from Rarieda, 3 from Gem, 2 from Alego Usonga and 1 from Ugenya.

In Meru, 9 are from Imenti North and 3 from Imenti South while in Elgeyo Marakwet, 9 are from Keiyo North and 2 from Keiyo South. In Embu, all cases are from Manyatta while the cases in Kericho are from Ainamo with 6 and Kipkelion East 4. In Narok, all cases are fromTransmara West while the cases in Kitui are from Kitui West with 5 and Mwingi Central 1. In Makueni, 3 are from Kibwezi East and 1 each from Kibwezi West, Kilome and Makueni. In Bomet, 4 are from Bomet Central and 1 from Sotik. In Marsabit, all cases are from Saku while in Kakamega Butere and Lurambi have 2 each. In Lamu, all cases are from Lamu West while in Samburu, 2 are from Samburu Central and 1 from Samburu East.

The cases in Kwale are from Matuga and Msambweni while the cases in Kisii are from Kitutu Chache South and Nyaribari Masaba. Tana River’s cases are from Galole while Nyamira’s case is from Borabu.

The ministry also announced that 586 people have recovered, 413 being from home-based care and 173 being discharged from various hospitals. Recoveries now stand at 38,381 whereas the fatalities rose to 1,051 as 12 people succumb to the disease.