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22 Contract Covid-19 As 376 Others Recover

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Kenya has in the last 24 hours recorded 22 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number to 39, 495.

This is out of 595 samples tested in the same period, bringing the cumulative tests to 564,78.

Speaking during the daily Covid-19 briefing, Health CAS Rashid Aman said that all of the cases are Kenyans apart from one foreigner.

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Ministry of Health Chief Administrative Officer (CAS) Dr. Rashid Aman briefs media on August 4, 2020. [Courtesy]
15 are male and 7 are female with the youngest being an 18-year-old and the oldest aged 65 years.

He also announced 376 recoveries; 16 from various health facilities and 360 from the home-based care programme.

This brings the total number of recoveries to 27,035.

Unfortunately, 4 other patients have succumbed to the virus, bringing the total number of deaths to 735.

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Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman. [Courtesy]
The newly detected infections were distributed across the counties as follows: Nairobi 18, Meru 2, Nakuru and Kiambu 1.

Dr Aman also revealed that 1,029 healthcare workers have so far tested positive for Covid-19.

 

 

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