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COVID-19: 1-month old infant among 679 new cases in Kenya

Kenya has confirmed 679 new cases of COVID-19 cases one of them being a 1-month-old baby bringing to 28,104 the total number of confirmed cases.

The new cases are said to have been from a sample size of 6,590 rising the number of samples so far tested in the country to 369,091.

Speaking was CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi who said that 651 of the new positive cases were Kenyans while 28 were foreigners with the number of males being 400 and that of females being 279.

Nairobi continued to lead with the number of new cases at 349, Kiambu 69, Kajiado 35, Nyeri 23, Machakos 25, Garissa 18, Mombasa 16, Kericho 14, Uasin Gishu 13, Nyandarua 13, Tharaka Nithi 11, Laikipia 9, Nakuru 8, Migori 8, Kisumu 7, Nandi 6, Busia 6, Meru 5, Muranga 4, Kirinyaga 4, Makueni 4, Isiolo 4, Tana River 4, Trans Nzoia 4, Homabay 3, Embu 3, Kitui 2, Vihiga 2, Narok 2, Kilifi 2, Baringo 1, Samburu 1, Siaaya 1, Taita Taveta 1 and Nyamira 1 case.

Also confirmed was the number of recoveries which have rise to 14,610 after 783 patients recovered from the virus in the same 24-hours.

Sadly, 18 more people succumbed to the virus bringing to 456 the number of fatalities in the country.

COVID-19: 1-month old infant among 679 new cases in Kenya
Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.

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