22 Contract Covid-19 As 376 Others Recover

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.

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.

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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