Kenya records 123 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Mutahi Kagwe
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe. [Photo courtesy]

Kenya recorded the single-highest number of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, at 123.

This number was from 3,077 samples that were tested by the Ministry of Health. It is the highest number of samples tested since March 13 when the first case was reported.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe in his daily brief stated that Nairobi had the highest cases at 85 followed by Mombasa with 24 and Kiambu four cases.

The hardest-hit areas in Nairobi are Mathare (33). The Kiambu cases were recorded in Kikuyu, Kabete and Ruiru.

Sadly, three more people died bringing the total number of deaths to 55.

Kagwe said that all the three patients had underlying health conditions – diabetes and hypertension.