Breaking News: 14, June 2020 - Latest Kenya Covid-19 Cases and Updates

Breaking News: 14, June 2020 - Latest Kenya Covid-19 Cases and Updates

On Monday 14th of June 2020, in Othaya, Nyeri County, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said thee were  new cases were recorded following the testing of 3,167 samples 137 cases were confirmed bringing the total number of coronavirus cases to 3,594. He also announced 32 new recoveries bringing the total number of recoveries to 1253. He sent his heartfelt condolences to family and friends of the three patients who succumbed to the virus. This then brought the total number of patients succumbed to the virus to 103.  

The 137 positive cases are distributed in counties as follows; Nairobi (92), Mombasa (16), Kajiado (15), Busia and Kiambu, four cases each, Kilifi, Nakuru, Nyamira, Uasin Gishu, Siaya and Muranga, have one case each.

In Nairobi, the 92 cases are from; Mathare, 25, Embakasi East (10), Kibra, and Westlands, nine cases each, Langata (8), Ruaraka (6), Dagoretti North (5), Embakasi South, Kasarani and Makadara, four cases each, Embakasi West, and Kamukunji three cases each, Roysambu and Starehe, one (1) case each.


In Kajiado 15 cases are from Loitokitok (7), Kajiado Central (6), and Kajiado East and Kajiado North, one case each.

All the four cases from Busia are of truck drivers from Malaba.

Kiambu has four cases from Kiambaa and Kiambu North with two cases each.

So far the country has tested a total of 115,336 samples. In Mombasa, the 16 cases are from Kisauni (6),
Changamwe, and Mvita, three cases each, Nyali, and Likoni, two cases each

Meanwhile, the Health CS has urged people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to follow medical advice and observe containment measures saying they are at a higher risk of contracting the novel coronavirus.

The CS termed NCDs as a major concern that contributes to one in every three deaths and is projected to rise in the country.

“NCDs have the potential of driving a household into poverty, and can reduce family incomes by 30%,” he said.

The World Health Organization (WHO) last year said NCDs kill 41 million people each year, translating to 71% of all deaths globally.

“The main types of NCDs are cardiovascular diseases (like heart attacks and stroke), cancers, chronic respiratory diseases (such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma), and diabetes,” it stated.

Four of the 137 cases were reportedly recognized as statehouse staff. They were hospitalized at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral, and Research Hospital.

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