Government records highest number of recoveries for Covid 19

Counties Nairobi News

The country has today registered the highest number of recoveries from Covid 19 cases and in the last 24 hours 63 people have been discharged from hospital.
This now brings the cumulative number of discharges at 706 on the 86th day since the country reported its first coronavirus case.
In a press release today by the Governments Spokesperson on behalf of the National Emergency Response Team (NERC) on Covid, the discharges are an achievement that could not have been possible without the zeal and devosion to duty of the health care workers
Within the same period, that statement says that 126 people have tested positive for the virus from 3,632 samples tested bringing the total case load of positive cases in the country now to 2,600 from cumulative tests of 94,507.
The positive cases are distributed in the Counties of Mombasa with 56 cases , Busia, 54, Nairobi 8, Migori, 3, Machakos, Kisumu, Nakuru, Uasin Gishu and Kajiado Counties have 1 case each.
The distribution by sub-countie is that Mombasa cases are spread in Mvita, 18, Nyali, fifteen 15, Kisauni, 7, Jomvu, 7, Likoni, 6, and Changamwe, 3.
The cases in Busia are from Malaba POE, 46, Busia POE, 7, and Alupe quarantine, 1. All except one of the cases in Busia, are of truck drivers, while the cases in Nairobi are in Kibra, 3, Makadara, Mathare, Langata, Roysambu and Kasarani, 1 case each. In Migori, the cases are in Kuria West, 2, and Kuria East, 1.
In Machakos, 1 case is at Athi River, while the case in Kisumu, is at Kisumu Central. In Nakuru, the case is at Naivasha, in Uasin Gishu case is of a truck driver at Turbo, and the case in Kajiado is at Loitokitok.
“The range is one year for the youngest, and 76 years for the oldest, while twenty-eight 28 are females, and ninety-eight 98 are males”, statement signed by Health CS Mutahi Kagwe says.
Despite the recoveries mentioned earlier, the CS has said that the country has lost 4 more other patients, bringing the total number of those who have succumbed to the disease to 83.
“We want to urge our people to continue observing the containment measures of hand washing, maintaining social and physical distance and wearing of face masks among others. These are among the most effective interventions to contain further spread of the virus”, CS Kagwe said
By Wangari Ndirangu

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