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June 30: Kenya’s Covid-19 tally jumps to 6,366 with 176 new cases

Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman has announced 176 new Covid-19 cases that have been recorded in the last 24 hours raising the total number of confirmed cases to 6,366.

Dr Aman says the new cases are from a total of 2,419 samples that were analysed. All the 176 who have tested positive for the disease are Kenyans.

In terms of gender, 100 are male while 76 are female. The youngest is a three-year-old child while the oldest is 78.

“Today, we are equally delighted that 26 patients have been discharged from various hospitals bringing to 2,039 the total number of recoveries. Our appreciation goes to our dedicated healthcare workers for this achievement,” Dr Aman said.

The Health CAS also noted that four patients have died as a result of coronavirus bringing the total number of fatalities due to Covid-19 to 148.

In the counties, the cases are distributed as follows: Nairobi 99, Mombasa 20, Kiambu 17, Migori 13, Uasin Gishu 10, Kajiado four, Busia four, Kilifi three, Makueni two, Machakos one, Narok one, Kisumu one and Kakamega one.

Dagoretti-north in Nairobi leads in the number of new infections with 24 cases, followed by Starehe 16.

Westlands has 15, Embakasi 13, Kibra seven, Makadara five, Kasarani four, Lang’ata three, Embakasi Central two, Embakasi North one, Dagoretti South one, Mathare one and Roysambu one.

In Mombasa, Mvita leads with seven cases, followed by Kisauni five, Changamwe five, Jomvu two and Likoni one.

In Kiambu County, the cases are in Kiamba seven, Kikuyu five, Ruiru three, Juja one and Thika one.