Thursday, June 4, 2020 – The number of Covid-19 cases in Kenya now stands at 2,340 after 124 more people tested positive for the deadly disease.

Speaking during a presser on Thursday, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, disclosed that 2,640 persons were tested over the last 24 hours.

Out of the 124 new cases, 119 patients are Kenyans, two Somali nationals, two Tanzanians and one Eritrean national.

In terms of counties, Mombasa leads with 40 cases, Nairobi 38, Busia 26.

The CS also revealed that 100 patients are male while 24 are female, adding that research was going on to establish why men accounted for over 70 per cent of the Covid-19 cases globally.

The CS announced that 39 patients were discharged bringing the total number of recoveries to 532 and announced plans to roll out home based care for some patients.

“The government will be rolling out a home-based crew because our hospitals are almost at full capacity.

“Over 80-percent of patients are asymptomatic and can be managed from home.

“A lot of people will be released and taken care of at home,” said Kagwe.

However, the number of fatalities from the Covid19 has also continued to rise after 4 patients succumbed to the disease increasing the total number of fatalities to 78.

The Kenyan DAILY POST.


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