Breaking News: 17, June 2020 - Latest Kenya Covid-19 Cases and Updates

Breaking News: 17, June 2020 - Latest Kenya Covid-19 Cases and Updates

Wednesday 17th June, the highest number of cases of COVID-19 has been recorded at 184. The numbers are rising because of community transmission; said Dr Rashid Aman, CAS Health.

 

129 are male and 55 are females and all except one are Kenyans.

 

Out of the 184 cases, Nairobi has 111 cases, Mombasa 19, Kajiado 14, Meru 13, Kiambu 9, Busia 6, Machakos 3, Nakuru 4, Kwale 1, Nakuru 1, Garissa 1, Taita Taveta 1 and Vihiga 1

 

Nairobi 111 cases are from: Westlands 33, Kibra 19, Langata 18, Embakasi East 15, Dagoretti North 12, Kamukunji 4, Makadara 2, Starehe 2, Embakasi Central 2, Roysambu 1, Embakasi West 1, Kasarani 1

 

Mombasa 19 cases are from; Mvita 9, Changamwe 4, Likoni 2, Nyali 2, Kisauni 1, Jomvu 1 1

 

Kajiado 14 cases; Kajiado Central: 12, Kajiado East: 1, Kajiado North: 1

 

Meru 13 cases from Imenti North.

 

Kiambu 9 cases; Lari 3, Juja 2, Kabete 1, Kikuyu 1, Kiambu Town 1, Limuru 1

 

Busia 6 cases are from; Malaba POE 5 & Matayos 1

 

Nakuru 4 cases; Naivasha 3, Nakuru East 1

 

Machakos 3 cases are from Athi River.

 

Kwale has 1 case from Lungalunga.

 

Kisumu 1 case from Kisumu Central.

 

Garissa 1 case from Garissa Township.

 

Taita Taveta 1 case from Taveta.

 

Vihiga 1 case from Mbale Town.

 

Vihiga is the latest county to record a case, bringing the total counties that have recorded cases to 40.

 

Dr. Aman also reported that, 27 patients have been discharged bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,354 and 2 more patients succumbed to the virus bringing the fatalities to 107. 

 

Dr. Aman appealed to Kenyans to keep down the numbers and flatten the curve in order to help them in the management of the virus, by strictly adhering to the rules given to them by the Ministry of health.

 

He urged Kenyans to continue maintaining social distancing policies, wearing of masks and cleaning of hands with soap and water, and regular sanitizing.

 



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