Kenya launches new policies to stop TB Nairobi, Tuesday June 30, 2020

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 176 new COVID-19 cases from 2,419 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

This now brings to 6,366 the total case load in the country, out of 169,836 samples so far tested.

All the 176 are Kenyans with 100 males, and 76 females.  The youngest is a three year old child, while the oldest is 78.

The report was released by the Chief Administrative Secretary for Health, Dr. Rashid Aman, who also announced that majority of the cases are in Nairobi with 99, Mombasa 20, Kiambu 17, Migoiri 13, Uasin Gishu 10, Kajiado 4, Busia 4, Kilifi 3, Makueni 2, Machakos, Narok, Kisumu, and Kakamega have one case each.

The cases in Nairobi, are from Dagoretti North 24, Starehe 16, Westlands, 15, Embakasi East 13, Kibra (7), Makadara (5), Kasarani (4), Langata, (3), Embakasi Central (2), Dagoretti North, Embakasi South, Mathare and Roysambu have one (1) case each.

In Mombasa, the cases are in Mvita (7), Kisauni (5), Changamwe (5), Jomvu (2), and Likoni (1) case. In Kiambu, the 17 cases are in; Kiambaa (7), Kikuyu (5), Ruiru (3), Juja and Thika one (1) case each. In Migori, the 13 cases are in Kuria West (11) and Suna East (2) while in Uasin Gishu, the cases are in Ainabkoi (7) and Turbo (3). In Kajiado, the cases are in Kajiado East (2) and Kajiado North (2).

In Busia, the cases are in Matayos (2) and Teso North (2) and in Kilifi the cases are in Kilifi North (2) and Magarini (1).  In Makueni, the (2) cases are in Kibwezi West, while in Machakos the case is in Athi River, in Narok the case is in Narok West, in Kisumu the case is in Kisumu Central and in Kakamega the case is in Malava.

“Today, we are equally delighted to inform you that 26 patients have been discharged from various hospitals, bringing to 2,039 the total number of recoveries. We have also lost 4 more patients to the disease, bringing our fatality to 148. We send our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the departed,”he added.