261 Covid-19 Infections Confirmed As Total Hits 39,184

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In the last 24 hours, Kenya has recorded 261 Covid-19 cases as the country’s total caseload rises to 39,184.

In a statement, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 3,387 samples had been tested over the period bringing the total number of samples tested so far to 559,098.

All of the positive cases are Kenyans apart from 12 who are foreigners.

186 are male and 75 are female while the youngest case is a four-month-old infant and the oldest is aged 80.

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. [Courtesy]
According to the CS, 312 patients have been discharged over the same period; 229 from the home-based care program and 83 from hospitals around the country.

This brings the total number of recoveries to 26,426

Unfortunately, 3 more patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 728.

The new cases were distributed as follows; Nairobi 128, Kisumu 37, Mombasa 13, Kisii 12, Kilifi 11, Uasin Gishu 8, Machakos 7, Nakuru 5, Kajiado 5, Kiambu 5, Meru 5, Kitui 4, West Pokot 3, Nyamira 3, Garissa 2, Tharaka Nithi 2, Nandi 1, Elgeyo Marakwet 1, Homa bay 1, Embu 1, Lamu 1, Makueni 1, Nyeri 1, Siaya 1, Vihiga 1, Trans Nzoia 1 and Kakamega 1.

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. [Courtesy]
Nairobi cases, are from Starehe (50), Langata (17), Embakasi East (14) Roysambu (7), Westlands (6), Makadara (5) Dagoretti North and Kamukunji (4) Dagoretti South, Embakasi North, Kasarani and Kibra (3) cases each, Embakasi Central, Embakasi South, Embakasi West and Ruaraka (2) cases each, Mathare (1).

In Kisumu, the 37 cases are from Kisumu Central (20), Nyando (15), Kisumu East.

In Mombasa, the 13 cases are from Kisauni and Mvita (5) cases each, Changamwe (2) and Nyali (1). In Kisii, the 12 cases are from Kitutu Chache South (7), Nyaribari Chache (3) and Bonchari (2).

In Kilifi, the 11 cases are from Magarini (10) and Malindi (1).

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A COVID-19 Test. [Courtesy]
In Uasin Gishu, the 8 cases are from Ainabkoi and Kapseret (3) cases each, Kesses and Turbo (1), while in Machakos, the 7 cases are from Athi river and Machakos Town (2) cases each, Kangundo, Kathiani and Yatta (1) case each.

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