Kenya has confirmed 73 new Covid-19 cases from 2,001 samples tested in the last 24 hours, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.
This brings Kenya’s caseload to 41,619.
Kenya’s cumulative tests are now 593,199. Of the new cases, 70 are Kenyans and 3 are foreigners. 46 are males and 27 females. The youngest is 17 years old while the oldest is 77.
Further, 11 more patients succumbed to virus raising Kenya’s death toll to 777.
On a positive note, 97 other patients have recovered; 66 discharged from various hospitals and 31 from the Home-Based Care Program, raising the total to 31,097.
In the counties, the cases are distributed as follows: Nairobi 34, Kilifi 18, Mombasa 11, Busia 4, Taita Taveta 2, Kirinyaga 1, Kiambu 1, Meru 1 and Uasin Gishu 1.
In Nairobi, the 34 cases are from Kibra and Westlands (3) cases each, Dagoretti North, Dagoretti South, Embakasi Central, Embakasi East, Embakasi North, Embakasi South, Embakasi West, Kamukunji, Lang’ata, Makadara, Mathare, Roysambu, Ruaraka and Starehe (2) cases each.
In Kilifi, the 18 cases are from Magarini (12), Malindi (4) and Kilifi South (2). In Busia, the 4 cases are from Matayos (3) and Teso North (1). In Taita Taveta, the 2 cases are all from Voi.
The case in Kirinyaga, is from Kirinyaga Central, the case in Kiambu, is from Kiambu Town, the case in Meru, is from Imenti North and the case in Uasin Gishu, is from Turbo.