“We shall be failing if we do not recognise the good work of our health workers whose efforts and dedication has made it possible to record these recoveries. I urge you to join me in appreciating health workers for this wonderful achievement,” Aman stated.
In the last 24 hours, Kenya recorded 105 positive Covid-19 cases from a sample of 2,273.
The total number of Covid-19 cases in the country now stands at 3,094 from 102,956 samples tested so far.
One patient succumbed to Covid-19 bringing the total number of fatalities to 89. The patient had been admitted at a hospital in Nairobi.
“I send my condolences to the family of the departed,” Aman mourned.
Out of today’s cases, 96 are Kenyans and 9 foreigners, 77 are male and 28 are female. The youngest is 2 years old and the oldest is 77 years.
These cases are distributed in the following counties, Nairobi with 43, Busia 18, Mombasa11, Turkana 7, Migori 6, Kwale and Kiambu at 5 each.
A breakdown of the figures in relation to sub-counties within Nairobi saw Ruaraka record 14, Langata 5, Dagoretti North and Kamukunji 4 each. Embakassi East, Embakassi West and Kibra recorded 3 cases each.
Starehe and Westlands had 2 cases while Makadara, Mathare and Embakasi South each recorded 1 case.
“As we can see we are seeing the issue of truck drivers rising at the various border points. Particularly at Busia and Malaba. As a Ministry, we are working very closely with the County Government of Busia to provide them with the necessary support to address the situation,” Aman added.