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Ministry of Health confirms 188 new COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Health through CS Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed 188 new COVID-19 cases traced from 3,092 samples tested.

This brings the number of confirmed cases to 36,157 and the number of cumulative samples to 497, 652.

Out of the new cases only five of them are foreigners with the number of males being 149 and that of females 39. The youngest is 2-years and the oldest 78-years.

Mombasa took the lead this time around with 43 cases, Turkana 29, Trans Nzoia 27, Nairobi 23, Kiambu 10, Nakuru 7, Kajiado 7, Uasin Gishu 5, Kilifi 5, Embu 5, Kisumu 4, Kericho 4, Taita Taveta 4, Kitui 2, Nyeri 2, Laikipia 2, Meru 2, Narok 1, Machakos 1, Lamu 1, Samburu 1, Garissa 1, Tharaka Nithi 1 and Kakamega 1.

In the same 24-hours, 296 patients recovered out of which 28 of them are from home-based care and 268 cases are from various hospitals. The cumulative number recoveries now stands at 23,067.

Unfortunately, three patients died from the disease pushing the number of deaths to 622.

Ministry of Health confirms 188 new COVID-19 cases
Berryl Achieng
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