More truck drivers test positive at Namanga border point

More truck drivers test positive at Namanga border point

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

15 May, 2020

The Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) for Health Dr. Rashid Aman said today announced 23 new positive cases of Corona virus after testing 2,100 samples in the last 24 hours raising the total to 781.

From the confirmed cases, 11 are from Nairobi, 5 in Mombasa, 3 in Kajiado and 2 each in Kiambu and Wajir.

The cases in Nairobi are from, Embakasi with 6, Kamukunji 2, Langata 2 and 1 in Starehe. In Kiambu, the cases are from Thika while the two in Wajir are from Wajir East sub-county. Kajiado’s 2 cases are truck drivers from Namanga border point while 1 is from Ilbisil in kajiado Central. All of the cases in Mombasa are from Mvita.

In tems of gender, the health CAS announced that 5 are females and 18 males with the age range being between 24 years and 85 years.

He also confirmed 3 more patients have died raising the number of fatalities to 45.