Kenya now has a total of 2,474 COVID-19 cases according to the Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi who announced that an additional 134 positive cases had been registered in the last 24 hours.
The Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi has noted that the Ministry of Health has tested an increased 3,177 samples in the last 24 hours raising the number of people that have been tested for COVID-19 to 90,875.
Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi has noted and insisted on the crucial need to observe the set measures to fight the spread of COVID-19 which are regularly washing your hands with running water and soap, keeping social distancing of at least 1.5 metres and correctly wearing a facemask.
The 134 COVID-19 positive cases announced today by the Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi are spread out in the Kenyan counties as follows:
Busia – 15
Taita Taveta -4
Uasin Gishu -1
The 67 Mombasa county COVID-19 cases according to Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi include 25 cases in Kisauni, 12 in Jomvu, 10 in Changamwe and Mvita respectively and Likoni 10 cases.
The 31 COVID-19 cases in Nairobi are 19 from Kibra, 7 in Westlands. 3 in Makadara and one each in Ruaraka and Kasarani while the Busia county cases are all of truck drivers at the border.
The 134 COVID-19 cases announced are 98 males and 36 females with males seeming to still double the numbers of infections compared to females and all range between 6 years old for the youngest and 70 years for the eldest.
Kenya has also registered an increase in the number of recovery cases according to the Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi who has announced that 51 patients have fully recovered increasing the number of recoveries in Kenya to 643.
Sadly one more patient has also succumbed with COVID-19 bringing the total number of those who have died from the virus in Kenya to 79. The Health CAS has also confirmed that the indeed the Ministry intends to send home patients who are asymptomatic though positive for home-based care to decongest the hospitals.
✔️3,177 samples tested in the past 24 hours
✔️90,875 samples tested so far
✔️134 new positive cases today
✔️2,474 Total confirmed cases
✔️51 new recoveries today
✔️643 Total discharged and recovered
✔️1 fatality today
✔️79 Total fatalities #KomeshaCorona pic.twitter.com/XpgthXmnlz
— Ministry of Health (@MOH_Kenya) June 5, 2020