COVID-19: Speaker confirms two cases in Parliament, as Kenya tally rises to 6,366

Parliament Speaker Justin Muturi | PHOTO COURTESY NMG

Parliament Speaker Hon. Justin Muturi has confirmed two positive cases of the coronavirus – By Gerald Gekara.

While addressing the house, Speaker Muturi has confirmed that both cases had been declared positive, but have since been treated.

Both of the cases have been discharged and are currently been discharged for the mandatory 14-day quarantine.” said Speaker Muturi.

In recent statistics, Kenya reported 176 new cases of COVID-19. This further pushes the country’s total confirmed cases to 6,366.

Nairobi leads with (99) cases, Mombasa (20), Kiambu (17), Migori (13), Uasin Gishu (10), Kajiado (4), Busia (4), Kilifi (3), Machakos (2), while Narok, Kakamega, and Kisumu recorded (1) case each.

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 death toll rose further to 148 after four more patients succumbed to the virus. The number of those recovered rose to 2039 after 26 more people contracted the virus

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