Editor's Review

  • The country's positive cases are declining as the MOH awaits delivery of vaccine. 
  • Nairobi continues to lead in the number of cases. 

156 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Kenya, out of a sample size of 3,784 tested in the last 24 hours no deaths being reported.

The total confirmed positive cases now stand at 101,690 with the cumulative tests so far conducted being 1,209,945.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health Saturday, from the cases 130 are Kenyans while 26 are foreigners.

105 are males while 51 are females. with the youngest is a four-year-old baby while the oldest is 81.

In terms of County distribution; Nairobi 91, Uasin Gishu 12, Mombasa 10, Kiambu 6, Busia 5, Machakos 4, Nakuru 4, Baringo 3, Kajiado 3, Kilifi 3, Narok 3, Kisumu 2, Kwale 2, Makueni 1, Murang’a 1, Homa Bay 1, Kisii 1, Isiolo 1, Kitui 1, Nyeri 1 and Taita Taveta 1.

In terms of Sub-County distribution; the 91 cases in Nairobi are from Starehe (35), Kibra (8), Westlands (7), Dagoretti North and Makadara (6) cases each, Mathare (5), Kasarani (4), Embakasi Central, Embakasi East, Kamukunji and Ruaraka (3) cases each, Lang‘ata and Roysambu (2) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi North, Embakasi South and Embakasi West (1) case each.

In Uasin Gishu the 12 cases are from Ainabkoi (5), Turbo (3), Kesses (2), Kapseret and Soy (1) case each. In Mombasa the 10 cases are from Mvita (6), Nyali (3) and Likoni (1). In Kiambu the 6 cases are from Ruiru (3), Kikuyu (2) and Gatundu South (1).

In Busia all the 5 cases are from Matayos. In Machakos all the 4 cases are from Athi River. In Nakuru the 4 cases are from Nakuru East (2), Gilgil and Rongai (1) case each. In Baringo all the 3 cases are from Baringo Central.