318 Contract Virus, 10 Succumb As Caseload Hits 41,937

Kenya on Tuesday recorded 318 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 41,937.

Over the same period, 2,592 samples have been tested, bringing the total samples tested so far to 595,791.

Of the new cases, 309 are Kenyans and 9 are foreigners. 215 are males and 103 females. The youngest is a three-month-old infant while the oldest is 90 years.

Speaking during the daily Covid-19 briefing, Health CAS Rashid Aman announced 10 more deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 787.

Further, 243 patients have been discharged, bringing the total number of recoveries to 31,340.

Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman. [Courtesy]
The cases were distributed as follows: Nairobi (112), Uasin Gishu (30), Mombasa (29), Nakuru (25), Busia (24), Kisii (21), Kisumu (19), Kakamega (8), Murang’a (8), Kilifi (6), Laikipia (5), Kiambu (5), Embu (5), Homa Bay (4), Trans Nzoia (3), Turkana (3), Machakos (2), Isiolo (2), Kajiado (2), Nyandarua (1), Garissa (1), Tharaka Nithi (1), Vihiga (1) and Kirinyaga (1).

In Nairobi, the 112 cases are from Kibra (18), Westlands (14) Starehe (13), Lang’ata (12), Roysambu (11), Dagoretti North (7), Embakasi East, Embakasi South and Makadara (5) cases each, Kamukunji and Kasarani (4) cases each, Dagoretti South and Ruaraka (3) cases each, Embakasi Central, Embakasi North, Embakasi West and Mathare (2) cases each.

In Uasin Gishu, the 30 cases are from Ainabkoi (27), Turbo (2) and Moiben (1). In Mombasa, the 29 cases are from Kisauni and Mvita (12) cases each, Nyali (3), Jomvu (2). In Nakuru, all the 25 cases are from Naivasha.


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