Sunday, 14 June 2020 – Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has announced 137 new Covid19 cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 3,594.
Speaking during the daily briefing on the state of Covid19 in the country from Othaya, Nyeri County, CS Kagwe said that the new cases were recorded following the testing of 3,167 samples.
“We have 137 people who tested positive from a sample of 3,167.”
“The overall disease burden in the country now stands at 3,594 from 115,336 number of samples tested so far,” said Kagwe.
Out of the 137 new cases, 92 were registered in Nairobi.
The other cases were distributed as follows, Mombasa (16), Kajiado (15), Busia and Kiambu, four cases each, Kilifi, Nakuru, Nyamira, Uasin Gishu, Siaya and Muranga, have one case each.
At the same time, Kagwe advised Kenyans to be wary of increased cases and handle themselves with caution.
“I want to tell Kenyans that the Government doesn’t have a cure for the coronavirus yet.”
“So they need to help us to help them so as not to get infected,” said Kagwe.
“I want to advise you all to move away from someone sitting or standing next to you if he or she is not wearing a mask.”
“Even that mama mboga without a mask and sanitizer and she is there, don’t touch those vegetables without thinking about who handled them before.”
The CS also announced that 32 patients have been discharged from various hospitals, bringing the tally of recoveries to 1,253.
However, three more patients have succumbed to the coronavirus disease, raising the total number of fatalities in the country to 103.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.