Embakasi Estate in Nairobi is dangerously positioning itself on the government covid-19 watch-list after it recorded the highest number of new covid-19 cases in the country.

Kenya recorded a total of 23 new cases on Friday with the cases spread across the counties of Nairobi, Mombasa, Kajiado, Kiambu and Wajir.

Nairobi recorded eleven new cases and of those, six were from the Embakasi.

Kamukunji and Lang’ata had two new cases as Starehe accounted for the 11th case.

Mombasa’s five cases were all from Mvita as Thika accounts for the two cases recorded in Kiambu county.

Two truck drivers from Namanga border point and one person in Bisil tested positive for coronavirus in Kajiado county as Wajir recorded two cases.

In a daily media briefing from Afya House on Friday afternoon, Health Chief Administrative Secretary Rashid Aman revealed that of the 23 cases, five are women while eighteen are men; all these between the ages of 24 and 85.

The 2100 samples tested in the last 24 hours has seen Kenya’s coronavirus numbers rise to 781, just two months after the first case was confirmed in the East African nation.

Three more patients lost the battle to the novel virus, the death toll now standing at 45 as recoveries remain at 284.

President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Saturday expected to address the nation on the next move as the 21-day curfew and restricted movement comes to an end.

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