Kenya has now lost 100 people to Covid-19, which was first reported in the country on March 12.
In total, there are 3,457 confirmed cases out of which 3,106 are local transmissions. This accounts for 89 per cent of the cases.
On Saturday, Health CAS Rashid Aman reported 152 more Covid-19 cases out of 3,503 samples in the last 24 hours.
“We have lost four more patients to the disease, bringing the total number of those who have succumbed to 100.”
“To us, every death is a tragedy, and our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends that have lost loved ones,” Aman said.
All the positive cases are Kenyans, with 116 being males and 36 females.
“According to age, the youngest is two years old and the oldest 65 years,” Aman said at Afya House on Saturday.
Cumulatively, Kenya has so tested 112, 171 persons.
Nairobi, has 70 cases,
The cases are spread as Mombasa, 41, Busia, 16, Kiambu, 9, Kajiado, 4, Machakos and Migori, 3 cases each, Kisumu, 2, Taita Taveta, Narok, Nakuru and Uasin Gishu, 1 case each.
Mombasa, 41 cases are from; Nyali 14, Mvita 10, Likoni 7, Kisauni 6 and Changamwe, 4.
All the 16 cases in Busia are of truck drivers from Malaba point of entry.
In Kiambu, the nine cases are from; Ruiru 6, Thika 2, Kikuyu 1 case.
Kajiado has 4 cases from Kajiado Central and Loitokitok, 2 cases each.
“The numbers of infections and those that have succumbed to the disease point to us the importance of observing the containment measures,” Dr Aman noted.