Kenya’s Covid-19 Cases Cross 2,000 Mark as 59 Test Positive Today

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

Kenya’s confirmed coronavirus cases have risen to 2,021 after 59 more people tested positive, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has announced today.

The patients are between 10 and 76 years, with 24 being female, and 35 male.

In a statement on Monday 1st June 2020, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe stated that 1,518 samples had been tested during the period bringing the total samples tested in the country to 80,054.

The cases are distributed in the counties as follows;   Nairobi (29),   Mombasa (14),  Turkana (6),  Busia (4),  Taita Taveta (2),  Kajiado (2),  Kiambu and Kilifi, one case each.

In Nairobi, the cases are distributed  as follows;  in  Nairobi; Ruaraka (8),  all of which are from mandatory quarantine facilities,  Westlands (6), Dagoretti North (4), Langata ( 4), Kibra (3),  Embakasi East, Karasani, Kamkunji and Makadara, all have one case each.

In Mombasa, the 14 cases are distributed in the following  estates; Mvita (6),  Kisauni, Nyali, Jomvu and Changamwe, two  cases each.

In Turkana, all the six  are at Nadapal Point of Entry.

The cases in Busia are from; Malaba POE (3), and Alupe quarantine (1), while the two cases in Taita Taveta are from Mwatate.

In Kajiado, the two cases are from Kajiado East; in Kiambu, the one case is from Thika and finally Rabai in Kilifi with one  case.

Deaths and Recoveries

The CS announced that 8 more people had been discharged after recovering, bringing the total recoveries to 486.

Unfortunately, the CS noted that five(5) more patients succumbed to the virus, taking the total fatalities to 69.