Health CAS confirms 62 cases as Kenya’s tally rises to 1,348


Kenya has recorded 62 new positive cases of covid-19 out 2,293 tested samples. This, rising the national tally to 1,348 – By Prudence Wanza.

Health CAS Rashid Aman said 59 of them were Kenyans while 3 were foreigners.

Nairobi continues to record a high number in new infections with 23 cases. Other cases were spread across; Mombasa 16, Kwale 8, Kiambu 6, Kajiado 6, and Kitui 3.

In Nairobi County cases were spread across; Umoja 6, Kibra 6, Eastleigh 3, Dagoretti North 2, Starehe 1, Embakasi East 1, Lang’ata 2, and Westlands 2.

In Mombasa county cases were spread in; Changamwe 9, Jomvu 3, Mvita 1, and Nyali 3 while the in Kwale 4 cases were from Msambweni and 4 in Lungalunga.

The cases in Kiambu county were recorded in Lari 5, Ruiru 1, while in Kajiado county the cases were Kajiado Central 4 and Kajiado East 1.

The 3 cases in Kitui county were recorded in Kitui Rural at Miambani.

Additionally, 3 more patients have been discharged bringing the total number of recoveries 405.

So far Kenya has conducted 64, 264 tests, attributed to mobile testing kits and supply of reagents to aid mass testing.

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