HomeNews & UpdatesCOVID-19 daily deaths in Kenya drop to 4, tally now 1,445

COVID-19 daily deaths in Kenya drop to 4, tally now 1,445

Kenya has on Saturday recorded a drop in the number of daily COVID-19 deaths to 4. The tally now stands at 1,445.

The Ministry of Health also confirmed 949 new cases of the disease from 8,311 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

This now brings to 82,605 the number of cumulative cases and 879,261 the cumulative number of tests conducted.

“Today, 949 people have tested positive for the virus, from a sample size of 8,311 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 82,605 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country.

The cumulative tests are now 879,261. From the cases 913 are Kenyans while 36 are foreigners. 558 are males and 391 females. The youngest is a two -months old infant, while the oldest is 100.” said MOH

In terms of distribution per county, Nairobi leads with 400 cases, Kiambu 138, Mombasa 71, Kakamega 49, Kericho 33, Kisii 30, Nyamira 26, Machakos 24, Kisumu 18, Kilifi 15, Taita Taveta 15, Bungoma 15, Busia 14, Makueni 9, Siaya 9, Kajiado 9, Turkana 9, Laikipia 9, Embu 8, Murang’a 7, Nyeri 7, Tana River 6, Lamu 4, Meru 4, Nakuru 4, Vihiga 4, Bomet 2, Isiolo 2, Uasin Gishu 2, Kitui 1, Trans Nzoia 1, Nandi 1, Kirinyaga 1, Migori 1 and Homa Bay 1.

On a positive note, 274 patients recovered from the virus, 224 of them being reported from home-based care and the rest from various hospitals across the country.

“274 patients have recovered from the disease, 224 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 50 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 54,399.” said MOH

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