Nairobi bears the brunt of deadlier Covid-19 wave in Kenya

Nairobi residents without masks

Nairobi residents are pictured in the town centre, some with their masks off, on November 20, 2020. Wearing a mask is one of the primary ways to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 

Photo credit: Jeff Angote | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Kibra leads in the number of listed deaths, with 161 cases, almost double the number registered by other sub-counties in the county.

Nairobi County continues to bear the biggest burden of Covid-19 infections, recording 247 deaths between January and April alone, the majority of the victims being men.

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