74 More Covid-19 Cases Reported, Numbers Spike To 1,962

By Juma / May 31, 2020 | 4:21 pm



COVID-19

Kenya has recorded 74 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours bringing the total number 1,962 according to the Ministry of Health.

On Saturday, the country recorded 143 new cases, among the highest number since the first case in March, 2020.

Today, 32 more cases have come from the prisons, raising more fears that more prisoners might be a risk of getting Covid-19. This is an additional to 42 others confirmed on Saturday.

14 more people have recovered from the virus and discharged from the hospital taking the total number of recoveries to 474. Today, 35 of the 74 cases confirmed on Sunday are from Nairobi.

The informal settlements of Kibra and Mathare have continued to record higher cases as mass testing of the public gains momentum. There are calls for government to think of ways to stop the spread in the slums.

More than 100 people who tested positive have not been found after the gave false information on their contacts. The government says it is still looking for them.

On June 6, 2020, the current curfew imposed by the government will be expiring and the nation is waiting to see what President Uhuru Kenyatta will have to say and whether he will extend the directive.





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