606 test positive with 14 succumbing

606 test positive with 14 succumbing

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

July 28, 2020

Health Cabinet Secretary, Mutahi Kagwe has today announced that 6060 people have tested positive for the virus in the past 24 hours from 4,888 samples tested. This now brings the cumulative numbers of infections in the country to 18,581. From today’s numbers, 583 are Kenyans and 23 are foreign nationals, with 408 being males and 177 females. The age range is between 4 month and 85 years.

The cases are distributed in; Nairobi with 448, Kiambu 54, Kajiado 25, Machakos 16, Uasin Gishu 11, Nakuru 11, Kericho 9, Busia 7, Mombasa 7, Garissa 6, Bomet 3, Nyeri 2, Narok 2, Nandi 2, Embu 1, Lamu 1 and Muranga 1.

In Nairobi, the cases are distributed in Embakasi East with 84, Westlands 46, Langata 39, Dagorettin North 36, Embakasi West 33, Embakasi South 28, Makadara 27, Kasarani 25, Starehe 19, Embakasi Central 18, Dagoretti South 16, Kibra 15, Embakasi North 15, Ruaraka 14, Kamukunji 12, Roysambu 11 and Mathare 10. In Kiambu, 11 are from Kabete, Kimabu Town 11, Ruiru 8, Kikuyu 7, Lari 5, Kiambaa 4, Thika 4, Githunguri 2 and Limuru 2.

In Kajiado, 12 are from Kajiado East, Kajiado Central 6, Kajiado North 6 and Loitoktok 1. In Machakos 15 are from Athi River and 1 in Machakos Town. In Uasin Gishu, 10 are from Ainabkoi and 1 from Turbo. In Nakuru 6 are from Naivasha and 5 from Nakuru West while all 9 cases in Kericho are from Ainamoi. Busia’s cases are all from Teso North while in Mombasa 4 are from Mvita with Nyali, Jomvu and Changamwe recording 1 case each. In Garissa all 6 cases are in Garissa Town while the cases in Bomete are all from Bomet Central.

In Nyeri, the cases are in Kieni East and Mukurweini while Narok’s case are in Narok North with the cases in nandi from Emgwen. Embu’s case is from Manyatta, Lamu’s case is from Lamu West and the case in Muranga is from Kigumo.

The CS also announced that 75 people have recovered and discharged in the same period bringing recoveries to 7,908. Another 14 people have lost their lives bringing fatalities to 299.