184 New Virus Cases Confirmed As 7 Succumb

Kenya has confirmed 184 more Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours as the country’s total caseload rises to 38,713, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

In a statement, CS Kagwe said that 4,700 samples had been tested over the  same period bringing the total number of samples tested so far to 552,646.

Of the positive cases, 170 are Kenyans and 14 are foreigners.

110 are male and 74 are female with the youngest case being a two-year-old child and the oldest aged 88.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. [Courtesy]
The CS also confirmed 115 discharges; 67 from home-based care programme and 48 from hospitals, raising the total number of recoveries to 25,023.

On the other hand, 7 patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of fatalities to 718.

In Counties, the cases are distributed as follows; Nairobi 58, Mombasa 22, Kisumu 20, Nakuru 13, Kericho 13, Trans Nzoia 8, Laikipia 7, Machakos 7, Uasin Gishu 6, Narok 6, Kisii 6, Kiambu 4, Kwale 4, Homabay 3, Bomet 2, Embu 2, West Pokot 1, Makueni 1, Nandi 1 and Siaya 1.

In terms of Sub County Distribution; the 58 cases in Nairobi, are from Starehe and Westlands (7) cases each, Langata (6), Embakasi Central and Makadara (5) cases each, Embakasi East (4), Dagoretti North, Kibra and Ruaraka (3) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi North, Embakasi South, Embakasi West, Kamukunji, Kasarani and Roysambu (2) cases each, Mathare (1) case.

In Mombasa, the 22 cases are from Mvita (8), Jomvu (7), Kisauni (5), Changamwe and Nyali (1) case each. In Kisuriu, the 20 cases are from Kisumu Central (9), Kisumu East (4), Kisumu West (5) and Nyando (2).

In Nakuru, the 13 cases are from Naivasha (8), Nakuru East (4), and Nakuru West (1).

The 13 cases in Kericho are from Ainamoi while the the 8 cases in Trans Nzoia are from Kiminini (6), Endebess and Saboti (1) case each.

In Laikipia, the 7 cases are from Laikipia West (6) and Laikipia East (1), while in Machakos, the 7 cases are from Athi River and Machakos Town (2) cases each, Kangundo, Masinga and Matungulu (1) case each.

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