The state of COVID-19 response measures
CAS MWANGANGI: The Ministry of Health continues to maintain heightened surveillance at all points of entry, health facilities and communities across the country.
CAS MWANGANGI: We are currently employing the ‘Whole of Society Approach” to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an approach that consists whole of government participation as well as a multi-agency approach in accordance with President Uhuru’s Executive order no. 2.
MoH: Three mobile laboratories have been deployed to Maai Mahiu, Namanga and Malaba border points. Cumulatively, a total of 353,727 samples have been tested.
MoH: Mandatory screening of cargo vessel crew is ongoing at all points of entry. 896,612 persons have been screened across all points of entry so far.
CAS MWANGANGI: We have re-embarked on retraining of health workers, 21 counties shall be undergoing the process
Today’s COVID-19 statistics
BREAKING NEWS: 650 people have tested positive for COVID-19, out of the 6,768 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases now rise to 28,754.
DEMOGRAPHICS: Of the new cases, 633 are Kenyans while 17 are foreigners. 391 are males and 259 females. The youngest patient is a one-year-old baby while the oldest is a 97-year-old.
DISTRIBUTION IN COUNTIES: Nairobi 356, Kiambu 53, Nakuru 48, Machakos 26, Kajiado 20, Busia 20,Uasin Gishu 15,Laikipia 15 , Bomet10, Bungoma 9, Migori 7, Mombasa 7, Kisii 7…
RECOVERIES: 490 patients have recovered from COVID-19; 308 of them are from the home-based care program while 182 have been discharged from various hospitals. Total recoveries rise to 15,100.
DEATHS: 4 patients have succumbed to the disease, bringing death toll to 460.