Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

80 more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Kenya bringing the total to 1,109.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said 77 of them are Kenyans while 3 are Somali nationals.

“In terms of age, the cases range from 6 months to 66 years while in terms of gender there are 53 males and 27 females,” he said.

The CS said the ministry has increased testing capacity and the 80 new cases are from 3,102 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours.

He added that cumulative samples tested stand at 52, 507.

Distribution of the new cases by county is as follows: Nairobi (41), Mombasa (20), Siaya (7), Kwale (6), Garissa (3), Kajiado (2) and Taita Taveta (1).