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Government eases travel restrictions as the country records 127 discharges

The  government  has registered 127 discharges from various hospitals, bringing to 2,414 the total number of recoveries.

Sadly, the country has also lost four (4) patients to the disease, bringing to 164 the total fatality in the country

In  a  press release on Monday giving an update of Covid 19 situation in the country, the Health Cabinet Secretary (CS), Mutahi Kagwe said the country has also reported 181 people who have tested positive for Corona virus disease, out of 2,131 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

This  now  brings to 8,067 the case load of those confirmed positive and cumulatively at 191,394 samples tested so far.

“Out of yesterday’s confirmed cases, 179 are Kenyans, while 2 are foreigners and by gender, 123 are males, and 58 are females with the youngest being a four month old infant, while the oldest is 79 years”, he said.

“The cases, the CS noted are distributed in the counties with Nairobi recording 134 cases, followed by Kiambu 19, Mombasa 9, Kajiado 6, Machakos 6, Lamu 3, Murang’a 2, Uasin Gishu 1, and Kirinyaga 1.

The distribution of the cases by sub counties; in Nairobi, the 134 cases are in; Dagoretti North, (21), Embakasi East (21), Embakasi South (16), Westlands (11), Starehe (9), Mathare (8), Roysambu (8), Langata (6), Embakasi Central (5), Embakasi West (5), Kasarani (5), Makadara (5), Kibra (4), Dagoretti South (3), Embakasi North, (3), Kamukunji (3), and Ruaraka (1).

In Kiambu, the 19 cases are in, Thika (7), Limuru (3), Ruiru (3), Kabete (2), Kiambu Town (2), Juja (1), and Kikuyu (1). In Mombasa, the 9 cases are in; Jomvu (3), Kisauni (2), Mvita (2), Likoni (1), and Nyali (1).

In Kajiado, the 6 cases are in Kajiado North, (3), Kajiado East, (2) and Kajiado West, (1). In Machakos, all the 6 cases are in Athi River, while in Lamu, all the (3) cases are in Lamu West. In Murang’a, the (2) cases are in Kiharu. Uasin Gishu has one (1) case in Ainabkoi and Kirinyaga with (1) case in Mwea East.

By  Wangari Ndirangu

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