Speaking during the daily Covid-19 briefing at Afya House, Aman stated that 2,118 samples had been tested during the period bringing the total samples tested in the country to more than 124,474.
He further revealed that of the new cases, 129 were male and 55 female. All of them are Kenyan except one.
The total number of counties that have recorded a positive case jumped to 40 after Vihiga recorded a case. Westlands recorded 33 positive cases, a triple from 11 that were recorded on Tuesday, June 16.
Nairobi led the park with 111 cases followed by Mombasa 19, Kajiado 14 Meru 13, Kimabu 9, Buia 6, Nakuru 4,
27 Covid-19 patients were discharged over the same period after recovering from the deadly virus, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 1353.
Unfortunately, two patients succumbed to the disease bringing total fatalities to 107.
In Nairobi, the cases originated from Westlands, 33, Kibra, 19, Langata 18, Embakasi Eas, 15, Dagoretti North 12, Kamukunji, 4, Makadara, 2, Starehe, 2, and Embakasi Centra, 2, with Roysambu, Emba Wes, Kasarani and Embakasi South recording 1 case each.
In Mombasa, nine cases came from Mvita with Changamwe recording 4, Likoni, 2, Nyali, 2, Jomvu and Kisauni one each.
Kajiado Counties cases were distributed in Kajiado central, 12, Kajiado East and Kajiado North 1 having one each while Meru had 13 cases from Imenti North.
In Kiambu, 9 cases from Lari, three from Juja, Kabete, 2, as Kikuyu, Kiambu Town and Limuru 1 each and in Busia, all 6 cases were truck drivers Malaba.
In Nakuru, Naivasha had 3 and Nakuru East 1 while the three from Machakos originated from Athi river and in Kwale, 1 case came from Lungalunga
He disclosed that the cases seem to have taken an upward trajectory with diagnosis kits purporting to test the disease flooding the market. He warned the public to be wary of the tests terming them as RDTs which are incorrect.
“The only test that can confirm the positive test is the Real-Time PCR test which has been approved by the Ministry of Health,” stated Aman.
He further disclosed that Nairobi Hospital, Kenyatta National Hospital and Aga Khan Hospital were among a handful of centers that have been approved to run the Covid-19 tests.