Highest number of recoveries recorded as 54 are discharged

Highest number of recoveries recorded as 54 are discharged

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

03 June, 2020

The country has recorded the highest number of recoveries since the first case was announced in the country with 54 people having been discharged from hospital. This now brings the number of recoveries to 553.

The number of infections has however increased, with 123 people testing positive within the last 24 hours from a total of 2,112 samples tested. The number of infections now stands at 2,216.

The number of males infected by the disease continue to increase as 90 of the 123 are males and 33 females. The youngest of these is 8 years and the oldest being 84 years old.

Nairobi has recorded 44 of the cases, Mombasa 34, Busia 20, Uasin Gishu 12, Kiambu 3, Kajiado 3, Nyeri 3, Kilifi 2 with Laikipia and Garissa each having 1 case each.

The distribution in Nairobi is in Kibra with 10, Westlands 9, Dagoretti North 4, Embakasi West 4, Embakasi South, Langa’ata, Makadara, Mathare and Kasarani all having 3 cases each. Kamukunji and Ruaraka have 1 case each.

In Mombasa, 11 of the cases are from Mvita, 8 from Jomvu, 5 from Changamwe, 4 from Likoni and Nyali and Kisauni having 3 cases each. Busia’s cases are of truck drivers all from Malaba Border crossing with also Uasin Gishu’s cases being truck drivers from Turbo. Kajiado’s cases are also of truck drivers.

In Nyeri, 2 of the cases are from Nyeri Central and 1 in Nyeri South while the case in Garissa is from Garissa Town. The case in Laikipia is from Laikipia West.

The CAS also disclosed that 3 more patients have died with 2 in Nairobi and 1 in Nyeri. The number of fatalities now stands at 74.