Kenya has registered 260 new cases of Covid-19. The new cases were confirmed after a total of 3651 samples were tested.This brings the number of cases in the country to 4,738.
The highest number of Covid-19 positive cases to have ever been confirmed in a single day comes as the country marks 100 days since the first coronavirus case was reported on March 13, 2020.
At the same time, the CS said 21 people have been discharged from various hospitals in the country, adding the number of recoveries to 1,607.
The new cases are distributed in 15 counties.
Nairobi is the leading County with 157 new cases, Mombasa has 42 cases, Kwale has 15, Kiambu has 14, Machakos has nine cases, Kajiado has seven, Migori has three, Nakuru has three, Busia has three, Homabay has two with Kilifi, Kisii , Kisumu, Kakamega and Laikipia have one case each.
Speaking on Sunday June 21, 2020 while giving the daily Covid-19 updates, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said that the government has made progress in handling the virus from escalating since the first case.
The CS said the government will bolster the efforts to have more testing kits in the coming weeks. Kagwe added that the journey has never been smooth since 123 people have succumbed to the virus.