144 more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Kenya raising the country’s caseload to 34,201.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said the new cases are from a sample size of 4,260 tested in the last 24 hours.
“Our cumulative tests now stand at 454,406,” he said in a statement.
From the new confirmed cases, 133 are Kenyans while 11 are foreigners: in terms of gender, 88 are males and 56 females.
The youngest is a 7-year old child while the oldest is 84.
The distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows: Nairobi 77; Mombasa 18; Kiambu 9; Kisumu 6; Kajiado 6; Machakos 5; Narok 5; Turkana 5; Nakuru 4; Nandi 2; Laikipia 1; Meru 1; Siaya 1; Isiolo 1; Kilifi 1; Homabay 1 and Trans Nzoia 1.
In terms of Sub County distribution, the 77 cases in Nairobi, are from Westlands (14), Embakasi East and Langata (8) cases each, Dagoretti North (7), Roysambu (5), Embakasi Central, Embakasi South, Kamukunji, Kibra and Ruaraka (4) cases each, Embakasi North, Embakasi West and Makadara (3) cases each, Kasarani and Starehe (2) cases each, and Dagoretti South and Mathare (1) case each.
In Mombasa, the 18 cases are in Changamwe and Mvita (5) cases each, Nyali (3), Kisauni and Likoni (2) cases each and Jomvu (1) case. In Kiambu, the 9 cases are in Kiambu Town, Kikuyu, Lari and Thika (2) cases each, and Kiambaa (1) case.
In Kisumu, the 6 cases are in Kisumu West (5) and Kisumu Central (1), while the 6 cases in Kajiado, are in Kajiado North (4) and Kajiado Central (2).