Kenya’s Confirmed Covid-19 Cases Jump to 2,216 as 54 Get Discharged

Kenya has today on Wednesday 3rd June, recorded 123 Covid-19 cases, says Health CAS Dr. Rashid Aman.

The CAS announced that 123 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed from a total of 2,112 tested in 24 hours. This brings total tally in the country to 2,216.

A total of 85,058 tests have been done to date.

Nairobi: Kibra (10), Westlands (9), Dagoretti (4), Embakasi West (4), Embakasi South (3), Lang’ata (3), Makadara (3), Mathare (3), Kasarani 3, Ruaraka (1) and Kamukunji (1).

Mombasa: Mvita (11), Jomvu (8), Chamgamwe (5), Likoni (4), Kisauni (3), Nyali (3)

Nyeri: Nyeri Central (2), Nyeri South (1)

Garissa: Garissa Town (1)

Laikipia: Laikipia West (1)

Recoveries and Deaths

The good news is that 54 patients made full recoveries and were discharged bringing the total number of recoveries to 553.

“Today we have discharged 54 patients who have recovered from the coronavirus disease… this now brings to 553 the number of individuals who have recovered from the disease in the country,” said the CAS.

This is the highest number of recoveries in 24 hours since the first case was reported on March.

Sadly, Health CAS Rashid Aman said that three more COVID-19 patients succumbed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 74. Two from Nairobi and the other one from Nyeri county.

He also insisted that people should continue wearing masks in order to protect loved ones. In addition, that the only measure that has been eased so far is operation of restaurants and eateries.

“We must wear masks at all times to protect ourselves and our loved ones and avoid the risk of being infected or infecting others.

“The only measure that has been relaxed is the measure that allowed operation of restaurants and eateries based on strict adherence to the social and physical distancing measure,” stated Dr. Rashid Aman, Health CAS.