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New Covid-19 Infections Soar To 254 As Kenya’s Toll Rises To 5,206




On wednesday, june 24 , Kenya recorded 254 ,more positive cases of covid-19 after 4,859 samples tested in 24 hours with Nairobi registering the highest number of cases raising the total tally to 5,206.

Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi speaking at Afya House during the daily Covid-19 briefing stated that 41 patients had been discharged, bringing the number of recoveries to 1,823.

Sadly, two patients succumbed to the disease over the same period bringing the total number of fatalities to 130

All the positive cases are Kenyans, with 186 being males and 68 females. The youngest is four years old and the oldest 92 years.

The distribution of cases in counties is as follows; Nairobi 127, Mombasa 36, Migori 29, Kajiado 22, Kiambu 12, Busia 9, Uasin Gishu 5, Muranga 3, Machakos (2), Nakuru (1), Kakamega (1), Siaya (1), Taita Taveta (1) Garissa (1) and Isiolo (1).

In Nairobi County, the cases are from; Westlands (32), Dagoretti North (18), Lang’ata (16), Embakasi East (12), Kamukunji (14).

Mombasa cases: Mvita (11), Jomvu (8) with Kisauni and Likoni recording five (5) each.

Suna East has the highest caseload in Migori County, while Kiambu County, Thika and Kiambu Town and have both recorded four cases each.

In Busia County, Teso South recorded 7 cases while the cases in Uasin Gishu county three (3) are from Ainabkoi while Turbo and Kesses have reported 1 case each.

Machakos County cases were reported in Matungulu (1) and Athi River (1).

CAS Mwangangi noted that the risk of contracting Covid-19 in Mombasa is the highest in Kenya

Kiambu cases were picked up in Thika and Kiambu Town, both with four cases each.

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