544 More People Test Positive For Covid-19, 13 More Die
Kenya has recorded 544 more coronavirus cases today.
The cases are from a sample size of 5,393 tested in the past 24 hours.
Thirteen more people have died of the virus bringing the total number of fatalities to 382.
Nurse Marion Awuor from Homabay County is among the 13 more deaths recorded today.
Health CAS Rashid Aman gave his condolences to the family of Awuor who left behind a two week old baby.
“Our sincere condolences to the families and friends of Nurse, Marian Awuor Adumbo who succumbed to COVID-19 at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital yesterday evening.May her soul rest in peace,” CAS Aman said.
Meanwhile the nurses union has blamed the low quality PPEs to the rising number of infections and deaths of health care workers to Covid-19.
The new positive cases bring the total number of COvid-19 cases to 22,597.
In Nairobi, the cases are distributed as follows:Westlands (48, Lang’ata(50),Dagoretti North (43), Dagoretti South (6),Embakasi East (37),Starehe (16),Kamukunji (20), Makadara (36),Embakasi South(35), Kasarani (25), Embakasi West (18),Roysambu (20), Embakasi North (9),Mathare9, Embakasi Central 16)Ruaraka (8).