Covid-19: 62 more cases confirmed in the country

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Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr. Rashid Aman

The number of Covid-19 infections in the country has risen to 1,348 after 62 more positive cases were announced this afternoon.

Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr. Rashid Aman, addressing the press at Afya House, said 2,293 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours.

The new cases, as stated by the CAS, are composed of 59 Kenyans and 3 foreign nationals; collectively made up by 45 males and 17 females, all aged between 6-64 years.

The infections are distributed in various counties across the country namely; Nairobi (23), Mombasa (16), Kwale (8), Kiambu (6), Kajiado (6), and Kitui (3).

In Nairobi, the cases were recorded in Umoja (6), Kibra (6), Eastleigh (3), Dagoretti North (2), Lang’ata (2), Westlands (2), Starehe (1), Embakasi East (1).

Mombasa’s coronavirus cases were confirmed in Changamwe (9), Jomvu (3), Nyali (3), Mvita (1) while in Kwale; Msambweni (4), Lungalunga (4), and Kiambu; Lari (5), Ruiru (1).