Highest number of recoveries recorded with 682 being discharged

Highest number of recoveries recorded with 682 being discharged

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

19 July, 2020

The ministry  has today announced that 603 have tested positive today from 5,724 tested in the last 24 hours. This now brings the cumulative number of infections to 13,353.

The gender distribution has 361 males and 242 being females with the youngest being 7 month old while the oldest is 86 years.

Nairobi has 441 cases, Kiambu  44, Kajiado 29, Mombasa 22, Nakuru 17, Kilifi 10, Busia 7, Machakos 6, Kisii 6, Makueni 5, Muranga 3, Nyeri 2, Bungoma 2 with Kakamega, Kericho, Kisumu, Kwale, Lamu, Narok, Tharaka Nithi, Garissa and Uasin Gishu each having 1.

In Nairobi, Langata has 43, Westlands 43, Dagoretti North 38, Starehe 34, Kibra 33, Ruaka 33, Embakasi East 28, Makadara 26, Roysambu 25, Embakasi South 23, Embakasi West 23, Kasarani 23, Embakasi North 21, Kamukunji 20, Dagoretti South 15, Embakasi Central 9 and Mathare 4.In Kiambu, Kikuyu has 10, Ruiru 10, Thika 10, Kabete 4, Kiambu Town 4, Juja 2 and Kiambaa 2.

In Kajiado, 16 are from Kajiado North, 9 from Kajiado Central and 4 from Kajiado East. In Mombasa 11 are from Mvita, 4 from Jomvu, 3 from Changamwe,2 from Likoni and 2 from Nyali. Nakuru has 15 in Naivasha and 2 from Nakuru West.In Kilifi, 8 are from Kilifi South while 2 are from Kilif North. In Busia the cases are from Teso North with 5 and Teso South and Matayos each recording 1 case each.

In Machakos,Athi River has 5 and Masinga 1 while the cases in Kisii are all from Kituti Chache South. Makueni has 5 cases in Kibwezi West and 2 from Kibwezi East while Muranga 3 from Gatanga and 1 each from Kandara and Kihara. Nyeri’s cases are all from Nyeri Central, Bungoma’s cases are from Kandunyi, Kakamega’s case from Lurambi, Kericho’s case from Ainamoi, Kisumu’s case from Kisumu Central, Kwale’s case from Lungalunga, Lamu’s case from Lamu West, Narok’s case from Narok West, Thara Nithi’s case from Chuka, Uasin Gishu’s case from Kapseret and Garissa’s case from Garisa Town.

A reported 682 people have been discharged, with 562 of these having been under home-based care and 120 from various hospitals bringing recoveries to 5,122.

The country also recorded 9 more deaths raising fatalities to 234.