The total number of COVID-19 cases in Kenya has risen to 6,673 after 307 more people tested positive for the deadly virus.
This is after testing 3,591 samples in the last 24 hours.
So far Kenya has tested 173,355 samples.
Out of the 307, 289 are Kenyans while 18 are foreigners.
215 are male and 92 are female.
This report was read by Health CAS Rashid Aman on 1st July 2020.
The ages of the people who tested positive range from one year to 81 years.
In terms of counties, Nairobi County led with 154 cases followed by Mombasa with 38; Machakos 33; Kiambu 20; Narok 20; Kajiado 14, Busia 10, Kericho 4, Makueni and Nakuru have 5 cases each whereas Kilifi, Kisumu, Kitui and Uasin Gishu have one case each.
The death toll is at 149 after one more person succumbed to the disease.
Kenya has had 2,089 recoveries after 50 more persons were discharged from hospital.
Dr. Aman however decried laxity in Kenyans adhering to containment measures citing it as the main reason behind the increase in number of positive cases.