Tuesday, June 2, 2020 – The Ministry of Health has announced 72 more Covid19 infections bringing the total number of positive cases in the country to 2093.
Speaking during the daily briefing on the situation of Covid19, CAS Rashid Aman said that new cases are from 2,892 samples tested over the last 24 hours.
In terms of gender, 50 of the new cases are male and 22 are female with the youngest being 11 years old and the oldest 73 years.
The cases are distributed in Nairobi (39), Busia (13), Mombasa (8), Kajiado (4), Migori (3), Kiambu (2), Garissa (2) and Kisumu (1).
In Nairobi, the cases were recorded in the following neighborhoods; Kibra (16), Embakasi South (8), Ruaraka (5), Westlands (5), Langata (2), Embakasi West (1), Starehe (1) and Dagoretti North (1).
In Mombasa, the cases are from Mvita 2, Changamwe 2, Kisauni 2 with Likoni and Nyali recording one case each.
On a sad note, two patients succumbed to the disease bringing the death toll to 71.
Dr. Aman also expressed his concerns over the rising number of cases in Kibra which is emerging as the epicenter of this deadly virus in Nairobi.
“We are watching Kibra the new epicenter closely.”
“We want to identify the exact clusters before taking further measures once we realize the trigger point has reached.”
“Informal settlements present their own challenges that need to be looked into carefully” he said.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.