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BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,19TH JUNE,2020-117 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kenya bringing the total number of cases in the country to 4,374.
Health CAS Rashid Aman said 112 of the new cases are Kenyans and five are foreigners.
He said the latest cases are from 3,043 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours.
Total cumulative samples tested now stands at 133,541.
Age distribution of the new cases is between 11 to 75 years: 83 are males and 34 are females.
The cases are spread out in Nairobi 51, Mombasa 22, Kajiado 18, Kiambu 6, Nakuru 5, Garissa, 5, Machakos 3, Kericho 2, Busia 2, Uasin Gishu 2 and Wajir 1.
Nairobi has 51 cases from:Kibra 8,Langata 8,Makadara 6,Dagoretti North 6,Kamukunji 4,Embakasi East 4,Embakasi North 3,Embakasi South 3,Mathare 2,Ruaraka 2,Embakasi Central 2,Embakasi West 1,Starehe 1,and Kasarani 1.In Mombasa which has 22 cases are from;Mvita 8,Kisauni 5,Changamwe 4,Likoni 3,Jomvu 1 and Nyali 1.
Kajiado has 18 cases from;
▪️Kajiado Central: 2
▪️Kajiado East: 2
▪️Kajiado North: 1
▪️Kajiado West: 1
Kiambu has 6 cases from Thika (3); Kiambu Town (1); Limuru (1) and Lari (1).
The five cases in Nakuru are from Naivasha while Garissa’s five cases are all from Daadab.
Machakos cases are from Athi River; Kericho from Ainamoi; Busia has two cases from Teso North and Matayos; Uasin Gishu has two cases from Kapseret and Soy while Wajir’s case
is from Wajir West.
Two more people succumbed to COVID in Kenya raising the death toll to 119.
However ,91 people have been discharged with total number of recoveries from coronavirus now at 1,550.