Kenya has registered 268 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 6,941 since the first case was recorded on March 13th, 2020 according to Health CAS Rashid Aman.
The 268 positive cases confirmed in the last 24 hours are from 2,704 samples tested in the duration raising the number of tested samples to 176,659 samples in total.
Health CAS Rashid Aman has noted that Kenya has a bloated load of hypertensive patients which is a concern at this point when the country is combating COVID-19 spread.
CAS Rashid has advised Kenyans to stick to healthy meals that are well-balanced to ensure they have a healthy immunity to enable them to avoid lifestyle diseases that make them weak.
The 268 positive cases confirmed in the last 24 hours comprise 259 Kenyans and 9 foreigners and all range between 1 year and 80 years old according to Health CAS Rashid Aman.
Out of the 268 COVID-19 cases confirmed in the last 24 hours, 160 are males while 108 are females with a rise detected in today’s cases among females.
The 268 COVID-19 cases confirmed in the last 24 hours are spread in counties as follows:
The 175 COVID-19 cases confirmed in the last 24 hours in Nairobi are in Dagorreti North-34, Kibra-29, Ruaraka-24, Lang’ata-21, Embakasi East-12, Westlands -11, Makadara-10,Starehe -7, Kasarani -6, Embakasi South-5, Embakasi West-5,Embakasi Central-3,Embakasi North, Kamkunji Mathare and Roysambu -2 each.
The 28 COVID-19 cases in Mombasa are from Kisauni-12, Mvita-6, Jomvu-4, Nyali-3, Changamwe-2 and Likoni -1 case.
COVID-19 cases in Nairobi; Dagoretti North 34, Kibra 29, Ruaraka, 24, Langata 21, Embakasi East 12, Westlands 11, Makadara 10, Starehe 7, Kasarani 6, Embakasi South, & Embakasi West 5 cases each.
Embakasi Central 3, Embakasi North 2, Kamukunji 2, Mathare 2, & Roysambu 2.
— Ministry of Health (@MOH_Kenya) July 2, 2020