Nairobi estates and their confirmed COVID-19 numbers: List

By , K24 Digital
On Sat, 18 Apr, 2020 15:50 | < 1 min read
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Upmarket Nairobi neighbourhood, Kilimani, has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the capital city – 6.

Nairobi is Kenya’s hardest-hit region when it comes to COVID-19 infections, accounting for at least 73 per cent of the confirmed cases.

Pipeline area in Eastlands has 5 confirmed cases, Kawangware (3), Karen (4), South C (4), Utawala (4), Mlolongo (1), Eastleigh (1) — an Imam who died.

Other estates to have registered COVID-19 infections include: Buruburu (2), Tassia (2), Kitisuru (2), Parklands (2), Kibra (2), Donholm (1), Hurlingham (1), Lavington (1), Runda (1), Ngara (1), Madaraka (1), Kasarani (1), among others.

“I want to plead with all of us to take the [anti-COVID-19] measures we have announced more seriously,” said Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe in a press briefing at Afya House on Saturday, April 18.

The CS revealed that as of Saturday, April 18, Kenya recorded 16 new coronavirus infections, bringing the country’s total COVID-19 cases to 262. The 16 new cases were discovered from 1, 115 samples tested between Friday and Saturday.

All the new confirmed cases have no history of foreign travel. Twelve of the new cases are male, whereas four are female. 15 of the 16 are Kenyans, whereas one is a foreigner.

Nine of the sixteen hail from Nairobi, five from Mombasa and one from Homa Bay County.

The age range of the new cases is 23 to 84 years.

Kenya also registered seven new recoveries, bringing the total recovered cases to 60. Two more people died of the disease, bringing the total deaths to 13.

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