Highest number of positive cases reported with 307 new infections

Highest number of positive cases reported with 307 new infections

Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr.Rashid Aman | Courtesy of Ministry of Health

1 July, 2o20

The ministry has to day announced the highest number of recorded infections in the country with 307 people testing positive in the last 24 hours from a total of 3,519. This now brings the total  number of infections in the country to 6,673.

From today’s numbers, 289 are Kenyans with 18 being foreigners. Males make up 215 of the number while females are 92 with the youngest being 1 year old and the oldest being 81.

The cases are distributed in Nairobi with 154, Mombasa 38, Machakos 33, Kiambu 20, Narok 20, Kajiado 14, Busia 10, Kericho 4, makueni 5, Nakuru 5 while Kilifi, Kisumu, Kitui and Uasin Gishu each recorded 1 case.

In Nairobi, 34 are from Dagorettin North, Kibra 22, Embakasi Central and Lang’ata recording 18 cases each, Starehe 17, Westlands 14, Embakasi South 10, Embakasi West 7, Kamukunji 5, Dagorettin South 2, Makadara 2, Mathare 2 while Embakasi Central, Roysambu and Ruaraka recording 1 case each. In Mombasa, 22 are from Mvita, Likoni 10, Changamwe 5 and Nyali 1. In Machakos, 32 are from Athi River and 1 in Yatta.

In Kiambu, 4 are from Ruiru, 6 from Kiambu Town, Kabete and Thika 3 each, Kiambaa 2 while Juja and Lari having 1 each. The cases in Narok are all from Narok North. In Kajiado, 7 are from Kajiado Central, 5 from Kajiado North and 2 from Kajiado East. In Busia, Teso North has 6 while Matayos has 4. Kericho’s cases are from Ainamoi. In Makueni, the cases are from Kibwezi East while in Nakuru, 3 are from Naivasha with Nakuru East and West having 1 each.

In Kilifi, the case is from Kilifi North, in Kisumu the case is from Kisumu Central, Kitui’s case is from Kitui Central and Uasin Gishu’s case is from Turbo.

A total of 50 people have been discharged in the same period bringing recoveries to 2,089 with 1 person also succumbing taking fatalities to 149.

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