Kenya has on Tuesday confirmed 7 more COVID-19 related deaths rising the number of confirmed deaths to 707.
Confirming the latest updates was the Ministry of Health who reported 220 new cases of the virus from a total of 3,604 samples tested.
The new cases bring the total number of confirmed cases to 38,378 and samples so far tested to 545,019.
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“Today 210 people have tested positive from a sample size of 3,604 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 38,378 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country. Our cumulative tests are now 545,019.” Said MOH
Out of the new cases, 10 of them are foreigners with the rest being Kenyans. The number of males is 127 and females 83.In terms of age, the youngest is 6-months and the oldest is 91-years.
“All the cases are Kenyans except 10 which are foreigners. 127 are males and 83 females. The youngest is a six-month old infant, while the oldest is 91.
Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 55, Kericho 36, Kitui 24, Kiambu 21, Nakuru 19, Mombasa 15, Kisumu 10, Kisii 8, Kilifi 6, Turkana 5, Embu 4, Wajir 2, Machakos 1, Kakamega 1, Kwale 1, Nandi 1 and Kajiado 1.” Said MOH
A total of 59 patients have recovered from the virus rising the number of confirmed recoveries to 24,740. Home-based recoveries are 49 and the rest coming from various hospitals across the country.
“59 people have recovered from the disease, 49 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 10 have been discharged from various hospitals. Total recoveries now stand at 24, 740.” Said MOH