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Eastleigh Is Now Nairobi’s Coronavirus Epicenter As Kenya Reports A Record Of 45 Cases In 24 Hours

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On Tuesday, May 5, Kenya registered 45 new coronavirus cases, with Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate producing 29 of those new infections, Health Cabinet Secretary, Mutahi Kagwe, announced.

Speaking at Afya House, Kagwe said Mombasa produced 11 of the new cases, whereas Wajir recorded five new coronavirus infections. The five Wajir cases had a recent history of travel to Mogadishu, Somalia, said the CS.

A Somali national was the other new carrier of the virus, said the minister.

The 45 new cases were discovered in 1, 077 samples tested between Monday and Tuesday.

Thirty (30) of the new cases were registered among male carriers, whereas female patients were 15.

Kenya’s total number of coronavirus infections now stands at 535.

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CS Kagwe also revealed that nine new recoveries were recorded, bringing Kenya’s total number of discharged patients to 182.

Eastleigh, Kawangware and Mombasa’s Old Town areas have been marked as COVID-19 hotspots with total cases of 63, 24 and 39 respectively.

“We are in the process of consultation with respective authorities in those area so that we know what [appropriate] actions to take [to minimise the spread of COVID-19,” said Kagwe.


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