Kenya has recorded 650 new positive cases of Covid19 in the past 24 hours raising the total number of cases since March to 28754633 are Kenyans while 17 are from other counties.490 patients recovered from the disease raising the total number of recoveries to 15100

In some bad news, 4 patients have succumbed to Covid19 raising the number of covid19 deaths to 460.

In a press briefing on Thursday, Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi confirmed the total number of infections in the country is on the rise with Nairobi and Mombasa counties leading with the highest numbers.

CAS Mwangangi similarly announced that 21 counties will undergo re-training in COVID-19 emergency response to boost Kenya’s ability to combat the spread of Covid19.

“We have partnered with different facilities to have the diagnostic capacity. We also have deployed mobile facilities along with boarder points.” Said CAS Mwangangi. CAS Mwangangi noted that the Nyumba Kumi initiative has helped to make sure we have heightened response in our communities

By By Mercy Mueni

Multimedia journalist

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