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Kenya reports 968 cases of coronavirus from 6,610 samples

The Ministry of Health has on Saturday confirmed 968 new cases of Coronavirus from 6,610 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

This now brings to 77,372 the number of confirmed cases and 839,614 the number of confirmed samples tested since the first case was confirmed in the country.

Out of the new cases, 80 of them were foreigners with 888 being Kenyans aged between two-months and 91 years. 584 of them are males and 384 being females.

Distribution of the cases is as follows; Nairobi 421, Mombasa 91, Kilifi 88, Busia 73, Kiambu 54, Kajiado 30, Nakuru 22, Uasin Gishu 21, Machakos 17, Murang’a 16, Nyeri 16, Bungoma 14, Kirinyaga 13, Makueni 11, Kisumu 11, Turkana 11, Tharaka Nithi¬†11, Meru 11, Marsabit 8, Laikipia 4,Narok 4, Kisii 3, Homabay 3, Elgeyo Marakwet 3, Mandera 3, Nandi 2, Kwale 2, Kericho 1, Garissa 1, Wajir 1,¬† Nyandarua 1 and Trans Nzoia 1 case.

At the same time, 155 patients recovered from the virus, 110 of whom are from home-based care and 45 from various hospitals across the country. The number of recoveries now stand at 51,497.

Sadly, 14 patients have died from the disease rising the number of fatalities in the country to 1,380.

Kenya reports 968 cases of coronavirus from 6,610 samples
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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