A record 12 persons have succumbed to COVID 19 in the last 24 hrs bringing the total number of those who have died to 197.
The number is the highest since the Country recorded its first COVID 19 positive case.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe says they had challenges with the server and only managed to test 1,205 samples
Out of the number, 189 tested positive of the virus bringing the total number of positive people in the Country to 10,294.
106 of the cases are male, 83 are female, the youngest is 5 years while the oldest is 71 years.
On a good note, 65 patients were discharged from various hospitals in the last 24 hrs and total recoveries now stand at 2946.
The CS said the 12 who passed on are from Nairobi County and a majority of them were in isolation centers in various hospitals in the County.
The distribution of the positive cases by counties is as follows; Nairobi 147, Kiambu 20, Machakos 11, Kajiado 5, Mombasa 2,Uasin Gishu, Kisumu, Laikipia and Kericho have one (1) case each.
In Nairobi, the 147 cases are in; Dagoretti North (77), Embakasi East (10), Makadara (10), Embakasi South (9), Kibra (9), Embakasi West (6), Langata (4), Kamukunji and Kasarani (2) cases each while Dagoretti South, Embakasi Central and Embakasi North have one (1) case each.
In Kiambu on the other hand the 20 cases are in Kiambu Town (6), Kikuyu, Kabete, Kiambaa, Ruiru and Thika have two (2) cases each, while in Machakos, the (11) cases are in Athi River (7), Machakos (3), and Masinga (1).In Gatundu South, Githunguri, Juja and Limuru have one (1) case each.
In Kajiado, the 5 cases are in Kajiado North (4), and Kajiado East (1), while the 2 cases in Mombasa are in Kisauni and Nyali.