COVID-19: Kenya records 14 new deaths, 631 cases and 371 recoveries


COVID-19: Kenya records 14 new deaths, 631 cases and 371 recoveries
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe addresses the press on the state of COVID-19 in Kenya on June 15, 2020.

The Ministry of Health has in a statement confirmed 631 new COVID-19 infections, tested from a sample of 6,142.

The cases push the country’s total caseload to 47,843 and the total number of samples tested so far to 646,367,

596 of the new cases are Kenyans while 35 are foreigners; 440 are male while 211 are female.

The youngest patient is a 1-year-old child while the oldest is 91.

The cases are distributed across the country as follows: Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 235, Mombasa 76, Kilifi 52, Kisumu 30, Uasin Gishu 28, Bungoma 23, Busia 23, Kiambu 22, Machakos 21,

Nyeri 15, Kajiado 13, Homabay 12, Kisii 12, Trans Nzoia 11, Meru 10, Siaya 7, Turkana 6, , Elgeyo Marakwet 6, Kakamega 4, Marsabit 3, Nakuru 3, Narok 3, Embu 3, Nyamira 2, Nandi 2, Makueni 2, Vihiga 2, Nyandarua 1, Tharaka Nithi 1, Murang’a 1, Isiolo 1 and Kwale 1.

In terms of Sub County Distribution; In Nairobi, the 235 cases are from Westlands (27), Dagoretti North and Lang’ata (18) cases each, Embakasi South (15), Embakasi East, Embakasi West, Ruaraka and Starehe (14) cases each, Embakasi Central, Kasarani Kibra and Makadara (13), Kamukunji (12), Roysambu (11), Dagoretti South and Embakasi North (10) cases each and Mathare (6)

In Mombasa, the 76 cases are from Mvita (36), Jomvu (13), Kisauni (11), Likoni (9) and Nyali (7).

In Kilifi, the 52 cases are from Magarini (21), Malindi (18), Kilifi South (9), Kilifi North (2), Kaloleni and Rabai (1) case each.

In Kisumu, the 30 cases are from Kisumu Central (23), Kisumu East (4), Seme (2) and Kisumu West (1).

In Uasin Gishu, the 28 cases are from Ainabkoi (14), Turbo (12) and Kesses (2). In Bungoma, the 23 cases are from Kanduyi (11), Kimilili and Webuye West (5) cases each, Mt Elgon and Webuye East (1) case each.

In Busia, the 23 cases are from Matayos (15), Teso North (7) and Teso South (1). In Kiambu, the 22 cases are from Thika (6), Kikuyu (4), Kiambaa and Ruiru (3) cases each, Gatundu South and Kabete (2) cases each, Juja and Kiambu Town (1) case each.

In Machakos the 21 cases are from Athi River and Machakos Town (8) cases each, Yatta (2), Kangundo, Matungulu and Mwala (1) case each.

In Nyeri, the 15 cases are from Nyeri Central (14) and Mathira East (1) while in Kajiado, the 13 cases are from Kajiado East (9) and Kajiado North (4).

In Homabay, the 12 cases are from Homabay Town (9), Rachuonyo South 3.

In Kisii, the 12 cases are from Kitutu Chache South (9) and Nyaribari Chache (3).

In Trans Nzoia, the 11 cases are from Kwanza and Saboti (4) cases each, Kiminini (3). In Meru, the 10 cases are from Imenti North (5), Igembe North (3) and Igembe South (2).

In Siaya, the 7 cases are from Alego Usonga (3), Gem (2) and Rarieda (2).

In Turkana, the 6 cases are from Turkana West (4), Turkana Central and Turkana South (1) case each.

In Elgeyo Marakwet, the 6 cases are from Kelyo North (4) and Kelyo South (2). In Kakamega, the 4 cases are from Ikolomani (2), Lurambi and Malava (1) case each.

The 3 cases in Marsabit, are all from Saku, the 3 cases in Nakuru, are from Naivasha, Nakuru East and Nakuru West (1) case each, the 3 cases in Narok, are all from Narok North, and the 3 cases in Embu, are all from Mbeere.

The 2 cases in Nyamira, are from Borabu and Manga (1) case each, the 2 cases in Nandi, are all from Nandi Hills, the 2 cases in Makueni, are from Kibwezi East and Makueni with (1) case each, while the 2 cases in Vihiga, are from Vihiga.

The case in Nyandarua is from Kinangop, the case in Tharaka Nithi, is from Tharaka South, the case in Murang’a, is from Kiharu, the case in Isiolo, is from Isiolo Town and the case in Kwale, is from Msambweni.

The MoH has also announced 14 new COVID-19 deaths, pushing the total number of fatalities so far to 884.

The total number of recoveries has risen to 33,421 after 371 recovered; 313 were from the Home-Based Care and Isolation while 58 were dicharged from various hospitals across the country.

There are 20 patients receiving care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 59 are on supplementary oxygen while 16 are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

1,142 patients are currently admitted in various hospitals while 3,238 are receiving care under the Home-Based Care and Isolation.

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