- In Nyanza region, four deaths have been reported in Homabay, Kisumu, Migori and Kisii counties.
- The western region reported three deaths in Bungoma, Busia and Kakamega counties.
The number of Kenyans who have succumbed to El Nino has risen to 76 across the country.
According to a cabinet dispatch on Tuesday, 35,000 households have been displaced due to the ongoing El Nino rains.
"Cabinet noted with regret that we have lost seventy 76 Kenyans to El-Nino, while 35,000 households have been displaced. The most severely affected areas are in the North-Eastern, Eastern and Coast regions," the dispatch read.
In the North Eastern region, three deaths have been recorded in Mandera, Wajir and Garissa counties.
In the Coastal region in Kilifi, Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Tana River, Kwale and Lamu counties, six deaths have been reported.
In the Central region, four deaths have been reported in Murang’a, Nyeri, Kiambu and Kirinyaga counties.
Isiolo, Kitui, Machakos, Makueni, Marsabit, Meru and Tharaka-Nithi counties in the Eastern region have reported seven deaths.
In the Nyanza region, four deaths have been reported in Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori and Kisii counties.
The western region reported three deaths in Bungoma, Busia and Kakamega counties.
In Rift Valley region ten deaths were reported in Baringo, Bomet, Kajiado, Kericho, Nandi, Narok, Turkana, Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu and West Pokot counties.
Cabinet revealed that one death was reported in Nairobi County.
The Cabinet said that the State had allocated Sh7 billion with which it is implementing various programmes to address the plight of Kenyans across the country.
The funds were appropriated by Parliament under the Contingencies Fund as part of the FY2023/24 budget and Supplementary Appropriations No. I of FY 2023/24.
The resources will be applied for humanitarian response, including distribution and supply of medical commodities, food and non-food items, rehabilitation of infrastructure and resettlement of displaced families.