3 Dead, 83 More Contract COVID-19 As Total Hits 35,103

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Kenya on Sunday announced 83 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 35,103.

This was from a sample size of 3,093 tested in the last 24 hours.

474,477 tests have been carried out in the last six months.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said that six of the new cases were foreigners while 77 were Kenyans.

Age-wise, the youngest case was a one-year-old baby, while the oldest was aged 85.

58 of the new cases were males while 25 were females.

Nairobi confirmed 27 cases, Busia 15, Kisumu 12, Nakuru 7, Machakoss 7, Kiambu 5, Laikipia 3, Kisii 3, Kirinyaga, Nyandarua, Mombasa and Uasin Gishu had 1 case each.

72 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in to 21,230.

39 of the discharged patients were from the home-based programme, while 33 were receiving treatment in various health facilities.

Three more patients succumbed to the virus, raising the death toll to 597.

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