COVID-19 Cases In KENYA SOUR To 2,474 As 134 More Test Positive


The Cases Of COVID-19 in Kenya has continued to raise amid expectation from the head of the state lift cessation rules in parts of Kenya.

The disturbing numbers have risen to 2,474 after 134 people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, the Ministry has said.

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Addressing correspondents at Afya House during the daily COVID-19 briefing, Health CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi said that the 134 infections were detected after testing a 3,177 sample size.

CAS Mwangangi also noted that 131 of the new cases are Kenyans while 3 are foreigners, The newly detected cases are 98 males and 36 females.

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The CAS also noted that 51 patients have been discharged, bringing the total number of recoveries to 643.

Dr. Mwangangi did however send a message of condolence to the family of the patient who succumbed to the virus.

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In the counties, the infections are spread out as follows; Nairobi (31), Mombasa (67), Busia (15), Machakos (5), Kilifi (2).