Kenya has on Wednesday confirmed 461 new cases of COVID-19 obtained from 4,992 samples obtained.
The new cases hike the number of confirmed cases in the country to 11,252 while the number of samples tested so far are 225,495.
“Today, 4,261 samples have been tested out of which 461 have tested positive. This now brings our caseload to 11,252 and pushes our cumulative tests carried out so far to 225,495.”
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432 of the positive cases comprise of Kenyans while 29 are foreigners as 320 are males and 141 are females aged between 1-year and 86-years of age.
“The positive cases have 432 Kenyans and 29 foreigners while 320 are males and 141 are females. By age, the youngest is a one year old infant while the oldest is 86.”
Nairobi recorded the highest number with 248 cases followed by Machakos with 97 cases, Kiambu 20 Kajiado 15 Migori 14 Busia 12 Nakuru 11 Laikipia 7 Nyeri 7 Kilifi 6 Lamu 4 Uasin Gishu 4 Kakamega 3 Kisii 3 Kisumu have 2 Makueni 2 Mombasa 1 Taita Taveta 1 Bomet 1.
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A total of 51 patients have been discharged from various hospitals bringing the total of recoveries to 3,068.
“On a positive note, 51 patients have been discharged from various hospitals bringing to 3,068 the number of recoveries from the disease in the country.”
Sadly. 7 patients have passed away from the virus raising the number of coronavirus deaths to 209.