Highest recorded number of infections recorded

Highest recorded number of infections recorded

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

4 July, 2020

The ministry today announced the highest number of positve cases recorded after 389 people tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. This comes from a total of 4,829 samples tested in the past 24 hours. The cumulative number of infections in the country now stands at 7,577. From today’s cases, 266 are males and 123 females all aged between 1 year old and 93 years old. Alll except 3 are Kenyan nationals.

The cases are distributed in Nairobi with 248, Kajiado 36, Kiambu 27, Mombasa 23, Busia 17, Machakos 10, Migori 9, Kitui 6, Makueni 3, Uasin Gishu 3, Nakuru 2, Kilifi 2, Garissa 1, Muranga 1 and Narok 1.

In Nairobi, Dagoretti North has 55, Kibra 40, Langata 33, Ruaraka 17, Westlands 14, Embakasi East 13, Makadara 13, Roysambu 11, Embakasi South and Kasarani 8 each, Mathare, Embakasi Central, Embakasi West and Starehe 7 each, Embakasi North 5 and Kamukunji 3. In Kajiado, Kajiado Central has 32, Kajiado East and North 2 each, Kiambu’s cases are from Kiambaa 6, Kikuyu 6, Ruiru 6, Kabete 4, Kiambu Town 4 and 1 in Thika Town.

In Mombasa, 9 are from Mvita, 6 from Nyali, Jomvu 3, Likoni 2, Kisauni 2 and Changamwe 1. Busia’s cases are from Teso North with 12 and 5 from Matayos, Machakos’ cases are from Athi River with 8 and Matungulu 2. In Migori, all cases are from Kuria West, Kitui’s cases are from Kitui West, Makueni’s cases are from Makueni with 2 and 1 from Kibwezi East.

Uasin Gishu’s cases are from Ainabkoi, Nakuru’s cases are from Nakuru East and West with 1 each, Kilkifi’s cases are from Kaloleni and Kilifi North, Garissa’s case is from Daadab, Muranga’s case is from Kihara and Narok’s case is from Narok North.

The ministry also reported that 88 people have been discharged from various hospitals bring to 2,236 recoveries in the country. Another 5 people have passed away from the disease raising the number of deaths to 159.