59 new cases of the novel Coronavirus have been confirmed in the country raising the national tally to 2,021. This was after 1,518 samples were tested.
In a statement on Monday, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said five more patients have succumbed to the disease. This now raises the death toll to 69.
Eight patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of those who had recovered to 485.
Nairobi had 29, Mombasa (14), Turkana (6), Busia (4), Taita Taveta (2), Kajiado (2), Kiambu and Kilifi, one each.
In Nairobi, the cases are distributed as follows; Ruaraka (8) Westlands (6), Dagoretti North (4), Langata (4), Kibra (3)Embakasi East, Kasarani, Kamkunji and Madaraka, all have one case each.
In Turkana, all the six are at Nadapal Point of Entry.
The cases in Busia are from; Malaba POE (3), and Alupe quarantine (1), while the two cases in Taita Taveta are from Mwatate.
In Kajiado, the two cases are from Kajiado East;
in Kiambu, the one case is from Thika and finally Rabai in Kilifi with one case.
All the eight cases from Ruaraka are from quarantine facilities.
Mombasa; Mvita has 6 cases while Nyali, Jomvu and Changamwe have 2 cases each.