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Friday, June 12, 2020 – Kenya has announced 90 new Covid19 cases bringing the total number of positive cases in the country to 3,305.
Speaking during the daily briefing on the state of Covid19 in the country, Health CAS Dr. Rashid Aman said the new cases were from 2, 419 samples tested over the last 24 hours.
“All the positive cases are Kenyans, 62 of them are males and 28 are females.”
“The youngest is 14 years old and the oldest is 80 years old,” said Health CAS Dr. Rashid Aman.
The 90 cases are distributed as follows; Nairobi 36, Mombasa 34, Busia 12, Uasin Gishu 3, Kilifi, Garissa, Kisumu, Meru, and Turkana one case each.
In Nairobi, Kibra recorded the highest number of cases with 12, Makadara and Mathare 5 cases each, Kamukunji 4, Lang’ata 3, Westlands and Embakasi Central 2 each, Dagoretti North, Embakasi West, and Embakasi South one case each.
Dr. Aman also revealed that 72 Covid19 patients have been discharged raising the number of recoveries to 1,164.
On a sad note, four more people lost their lives, bringing the total number of Covid19 fatalities to 96.
“Unfortunately, we have also lost four people from the disease which now brings the total number of people who have succumbed to this disease today to 96.”
“We send our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the departed,” said Dr. Aman.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.