COVID-19 recoveries rise to 2,414 Nairobi , Monday July 6, 2020

The Government has confirmed the discharge of 127 more patients from various hospitals, bringing to 2,414 the total number of people who have recovered from covid-19.


In a statement to the media today the Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Health Mutahi Kagwe also announced four patients have succumbed to the disease, bringing to 164 the total fatality in the country.


He also confirmed that 181 people have tested positive for Coronavirus disease, out of 2,131 samples tested in the last 24 hours.


This brings to 8,067 the country’s case load of those confirmed positive and the Cumulative samples tested so far, now stands at 191,394.


“From today’s cases, 179 are Kenyans, while 2 are foreigners and 123 are males, and 58 are females.  The youngest is a four month old infant, while the oldest is 79 years,” the CS said.


The cases are distributed in the counties of Nairobi leading with 134, Kiambu 19, Mombasa 9, Kajiado 6, Machakos 6, Lamu 3, Murang’a 2, Uasin Gishu 1, and Kirinyaga 1.


Nairobi 134 cases are in Dagoretti North 21, Embakasi East 21, Embakasi South 16, Westlands 11, Starehe 9, Mathare 8, Roysambu 8, Langata 6, Embakasi Central 5, Embakasi West 5,  Kasarani 5, Makadara 5, Kibra 4,  Dagoretti South 3, Embakasi North, 3, Kamukunji 3 and Ruaraka .


In Kiambu, the 19 cases are in, Thika 7, Limuru 3, Ruiru 3, Kabete 2, Kiambu Town 2, Juja and and Kikuyu one case each while in Mombasa, the 9 cases are in Jomvu 3, Kisauni and Mvita two each and Likoni and Nyali one each.


In Kajiado, the 6 cases are in Kajiado North, 3, Kajiado East, 2 and Kajiado West, one.  In Machakos, all the 6 cases are in Athi River, while in Lamu, all the the cases are in Lamu West.  In Murang’a, the two cases are in Kiharu. Uasin Gishu has one case in Ainabkoi and Kiriyanga with one case in Mwea East.