While delivering the daily coronavirus update at the Afya House in Nairobi, Health CAS Rashid Aman has confirmed that in the last 24 hours they had confirmed 72 more cases of coronavirus in the country.
The new cases raised Kenya’s COVID-19 count to 2,093 from 2,021 recorded on Monday, June 1.
This was after testing a 2,892 sample size.
In terms of age, the youngest case today is 11 and the oldest 73.
On the other hand, Gender wise, men continue to contract the disease more than their female counterparts with 50 cases being male while 22 were female.
17 Covid-19 patients were discharged over the same period after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 499.
2 patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total to 71.
CS Aman noted that the spike in positive Covid-19 numbers was caused by increased targeted testing