Kajiado County has received report 22 new positive cases of COVID 19 pandemic in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 187.

Kajiado Central had 18 cases with of which 16 are truck drivers and 1 staff at Namanga One stop Border Post and 1 is a civil servant who is a resident of Bissil town.

The other two cases are from Kajiado East where who tested privately in Nairobi where contact tracing is ongoing.The other two cases are from Kajiado North.In which 1 is a Healthcare Worker from a private hospital in Kajiado North who is stable and on treatment. The other was from Langata in Nairobi County but reported under Kajiado North.

Kajiado Governor Joseph Ole Lenku inspecting the Namanga Border point quarantine facility.

Out of the 16 truck drivers, 4 are Kenyan drivers who have been traced and are on treatment, 11 are truck drivers from Tanzania and 1 Burundian. Accounting for Kenyan truck drivers, 3 drivers are from Nairobi and 1 is a resident of Kajiado County, Kajiado Central Sub county.

The cumulative number of positive cases cases in the county now stands at 187 with 4 deaths. The Positive cases are distributed as follows:

Kajiado Central 115, Kajiado South 21, Kajiado East 29, Kajiado North 21, Kajiado West 1.

The current county isolation and treatment bed capacity is at 203 which includes conversion of our Ngong Sub-County Hospital into a COVID 19 treatment facility to serve the larger Kajiado North Sub County. Routine services have been referred to neighboring public health facilities which include Ongata Rongai Sub County Hospital, Ololua Health Center and Matasia Health Center.

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