Kenya has on Saturday confirmed the highest single day new cases of coronavirus at 38 bringing the total number of confirmed cases at 7,577.
The new cases are from 4,829 samples tested in the last 24 hours bringing the number of tests conducted in the country to 185,035.
“Today, we have registered the highest number of positive cases, with 389 people testing positive from 4,829 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
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The total number of positive cases in the country is now 7,577 from cumulative tests of 185,035 samples. All, except 3 of the positive cases, are Kenyans.”
In terms of gender 266 of the new cases are males as 123 are females aged between 1-year and 93-years.
Nairobi led with 248 new cases, Kajiado, 36, Kiambu, 27, Mombasa, 23, Busia, 17, Machakos 10, Migori 9, Kitui, 6, Makueni 3, Uasin Gishu 3, Nakuru 2, Kilifi 2, Garissa 1, Muranga 1 and Narok 1 case.
A total of 88 patients were discharged bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,236 as the Ministry of Health thanked health workers for the good job well done.
The number of fatalities rose to 158 after 5 more succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours.
“Discharged 88 patients from various hospitals, bringing to 2,236 the total number of recoveries. We salute our health workers for this great achievement.
Deaths rise to 159 after 5 people succumb to the disease. Our deepest sympathy to the grieved.”