As the world grapples with the corona virus outbreak, indications are that the disease is here to stay. The global number of infections have risen to 5.8 million with 2.4 million recoveries. Sadly a total 360K people have succumbed to the virus.
The ministry of health through its CAS Dr. Mwangangi gave the country a routine update on the status of the disease in the country. A total of 3,831 samples were tested in the past 24hrs with 127 new positive cases discovered. This brings to 74,003 as the total samples done so far with the total number of infections rising to 1,745. The CAS highligted that a total of 17 recoveries were recorded bringing the total number of recoveries to 438. Sadly 4 more people saccumbed to the virus bringing the total fatalities to 62.
The ministry indicate that the cases reported in Nairobi are spread as follows; Nairobi-17, Mombasa-19,Busia-16, Uasin Gishu-8, Kiambu-2, Kajiaso-5 and Isiolo 1. Dr. Mercy Mwangangi(CAS Health) went further to breakdown the Nairobi cases as follows; Kibra-49, Ruaraka-13, Makadara-4, Westlands-4, Langata-2, Embakasi West 1, Kasarani-1, Dagoretti North-1, Starehe-1.
The ministry also indicated that the Mombasa cases were spread in Kisauni-7, Mvita-6, Nyali-3, Likoni-2, Jomvu-1. Dr. Mercy Mwangangi cautioned Kenyans on not observing the laid down restrictions