Infections in the country reach 5,206

Infections in the country reach 5,206

Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr.Mercy Mwangangi | Courtesy of Ministry of Health

24 June, 2020

The ministry has today announced that 254 people have tested positive from 4,859 samples tested in the last 24 hours . This now brings the national tally of infections to 5,206.

All the cases are Kenyans aged between 4 years old and 92 years old. In terms of gender, 186 are males and 68 females.

The cases are distributed in Nairobi with 127, Mombasa 36, Migori 29, Kajiado 22, Kiambu 12, Busia, Uasin Gishu 5, Muranga 3, Machakos 2, Kilifi 2, with Nakuru, Siaya, Taita Taveta, Garissa, Isiolo, Kakamega and Kisii having 1 case each.

In Nairobi, Westlands has 32 cases, Dagoretti North 18, Langata 16, Kamukunji 14, Embakasi East 12,  Makadara 10, Embakasi South 8, Kasarani 4, Ruaraka 3, Starehe, Kibra, Embakasi North and Central 2 each with Roysambu and Mathare recording 1 each.

In Mombasa, Mvita has 11, Jomvu 8, Kisauni and Likoni 5 each with Changamwe 4 and Nyali 3. All the cases from Migori are from Suna East. In Kajiado, 18 are from Kajiado Central with Kajiado North and East each recording 2 cases each.

The cases in Kiambu are from Thika with 4, Kiambu Town 4, Kikuyu 2, Kabete 1 and Juja 1.In Busia, 7 are from Teso South and 2 from Matayos. In Uasin Gishu, 3 are from Ainabkoi with Turbo and Kesses recording 1 each. In Muranga, 2 arre from Kiharu and 1 from Kigumo.

Machakos’ cases are from Athi River and Matungulu, Kilifi’s cases from Rabai and Kilifi South,  Nakuru’s case from Naivasha, Siaya’s case from Bondo, Taita Taveta’s case from Voi, Garissa’s case from Garissa Town, Kakamega’s case from Lurambi and Kisii’s case from Kisii Central.

The CAS reported that a further 41 people have been discharged from various hospitals taking recoveries to 1,823 with the country also recording 2 more deaths taking the number of fatalities to 130.

 

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