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Kenya records 1 COVID-19 death and 633 new cases

The Ministry of Health has on Saturday confirmed 633 new cases of COVID-19 from 5,193 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

This now pushes the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the country to 108,362 and the cumulative number of samples so far tested to 1,327,999.

Out of the new cases, 554 of them are Kenyans and 79 are foreigners who comprise of 384 males and 249 of them being females. The youngest is 1-year and the oldest being 85-years.

In terms of counties, Nairobi has 430 new cases, Kiambu 58, Nakuru 44, Kajiado 19, Migori 17, Uasin Gishu 14, Mombasa 7, Makueni 7, Trans-Nzoia 5, Kisumu 4, Kilifi 3, Kakamega 3, Makueni 3, Bungoma 2, Kitui 2, Narok 2, Nyandarua 2, as Nyeri, Siaya, Taita Taveta, Turkana, Homa By, Laikipia, Lamu, Meru, Murang’a, Kericho and Kisii recorded one case each.

On a positive note, 374 patients recovered from the virus pushing the cumulative number of recoveries in the country to 87,550.

Unfortunately, 1 patient succumbed to the virus pushing the cumulative number of deaths in the country to 1,874.

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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