Nairobi — Coronavirus cases registered since March increased to 2,093, after 72 more cases were detected in a period of 24 hours leading to Tuesday, June 2.
The Ministry of Health indicated a total of 2,892 samples were analyzed in the said period.
Nairobi leads with 39 cases, Busia (13), Mombasa (8), Migori (3), Kiambu (2), Garissa (2) and Kisumu (1).
Health Chief Administrative Secretary Rashid Aman told reporters 50 of the newly detected cases were male while 22 are female.
Aman however said 17 patients had been discharged after having recovered, raising recoveries to 499.
The country's death toll rose to 71 after two more patients succumbed to the virus.