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Kenya records 957 cases of COVID-19 from 5,559 samples

Kenya through the Ministry of Health has confirmed 957 new cases from 5,559 samples tested. This brings to 72,686 the number of confirmed cases.

The new cases which comprise of 908 Kenyans and 49 foreigners see the number of cumulative samples tested so far to 804,894.

In terms of age distribution, the youngest 2-months and the oldest is 94-years with 569 of them being male and 388 being females.

Distribution of the cases by counties is as follows; Nairobi 368, Nyeri 53, Kitui 41, Kiambu 40, Kisumu 37, Nyandarua 35, Mombasa 34, Uasin Gishu 34, Kakamega 33, Homabay 31, Nakuru 28, Machakos 21, Kericho 21, Makueni 21, Kirinyaga 19, Kajiado 18, Siaya 18, Embu 18, Isiolo 15, Narok 13, Nandi 10, Laikipia 9, Kilifi 7, Marsabit 7, Garissa 5, Elgeyo Marakwet 4, Trans Nzoia 4, Taita Taveta 4, West Pokot 3, Kwale 2, Migori 1, Busia 1, Samburu 1, and Turkana 1.

A total of 2,616 patients recovered from the disease bringing to 49,878 the number of confirmed recoveries in the country.

Unfortunately, 11 more patients succumbed to the virus rising the number of fatalities in the country to 1,313.

Berryl Achieng
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