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COVID-19: 164 test positive from a sample of 2,872

The number of COVID-19 infections in the country have in the last 24 house rise by 164 from 2,872 samples.

In the latest updates by the Ministry of Health, this now brings the accumulative confirmed number of cases to 37,871 and samples to 536,601.

All the new cases are Kenyans except 24 who are foreigners all aged between six months and 81 years. 115 of them are males and 49 are females.

In terms of distribution per county, Narobi leads with 41 cases, Busia 22, Kisumu 17, Turkana 14, Embu 12,Mombasa 11, Nakuru 10, West Pokot 6, Trans-Nzoia 5, Narok 4, Machakos 4, Uasin Gishu 4, Kilifi 3, Bungoma 2, Kiambu 2, Marsabit 2 as Kakamega, Kericho, Siaya and Taita Taveta recorded a case each.

The statement signed by CS Mutahi Kagwe, a total of 77 patients have recovered from the virus bringing to 24,581 the number of recoveries. 37 of them are home-based care and 40 from various hospitals in the country.

On a sad note, 7 more patients succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours rising the number of confirmed deaths to 689.

COVID-19: 164 test positive from a sample of 2,872
Berryl Achieng
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