The ministry of Health has announced that  260 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours from a sample size of 5,873 raising total infections in the country to 102,613.

While addressing the press this afternoon, Health Chief Administrative Secretary, Dr. Mercy Mwangangi also noted that 83 more recoveries have been recorded in the country; 58 patients were on home-based care and 25 in hospital.

Of the positive cases, 220 are Kenyans while 40 are foreigners.

141 are males, 119 are females, the youngest is a one year old baby while the oldest is 87 years.

In terms of distribution across Counties, Nairobi continues to lead with 131 cases, Baringo 50, Uasin Gishu 10, Machakos 9, Mombasa, Kericho and Kiambu 8 each, Kisumu 4, Bungoma, Homa Bay, Nakuru, Laikipia, Kajiado and Kwale 3 each, Kilifi, Nyeri and Turkana 2 each while Busia, Embu, Garissa, Kitui, Lamu, Meru, Nyandarua and Trans Nzoia have 1 case each.

 Dr. Mwangangi urged Kenyans to continue observing laid down measures to curb the spread of Covid-19.