Sunday, June 7, 2020 – Kenya has recorded 167 new Covid19 cases, the highest single day increase in infections of the deadly virus in the country so far.

Speaking during the daily briefs on the Covid-19 situation in the country, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, said the new cases were confirmed from 2,833 samples.

“We have the highest cases today (Sunday) and this is because of the targeted mass testing which we have been undertaking,” he said.

Nairobi County leads with 57 cases, Mombasa 47, Busia 28, Kiambu 14, Uasin Gishu 11, Kisumu 4, Machakos, 3, Migori, Homabay, Kwale, Siaya, and Turkana Counties have one case each.

At the same time, one more patient succumbed, raising Kenya’s Covid-19 death toll to 84, while 46 patients have been discharged bringing the country’s total number of recoveries to 752.

Meanwhile, Kagwe stated that preparations to have positive patients undergo treatment from home are underway and will be rolled out in accordance with the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines.

The CS also urged Kenyans to continue being vigilant in the fight against Covid19 and warned facilities that have started selling alcohol that they risk having their licenses withdrawn for good.

The Kenyan DAILY POST.


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