4 Virus Deaths Reported As Cases Reach 34,705

Kenya has announced 212 cases of COVID-19 from testing a 3,037 sample size.

As a result, the caseload now stands at 34,705. Cumulatively, 463,499 samples have been tested in the last six months.

The youngest case was a one month old infant and the oldest was aged 76.

Of the new infections, all were Kenyans except 14 who were foreigners.

Addressing reporters during the daily COVID-19 briefing, Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman confirmed 195 recoveries recorded in the last 24 hours.

141 of these patients were on home-based care programs while the rest were receiving treatment at various hospitals.

The total number of recoveries hence stands at 20,644.

Sending his condolences to bereaved families, the CAS reported 4 deaths, pushing the number of fatalities to 585.

Cases were distributed in the counties as follows: Nairobi 96, Mombasa 21, Busia 10, Kiambu 11, Uasin Gishu 9, Laikipia 9, Taita Taveta 8, Narok 8, Machakos 7, Nakuru 7, Kilifi 6, Lamu 6, Kajiado 4, Bomet 2, Bungoma, Kericho, Kwale, Migori, Murang’a, Nyeri, West Pokot and Meru with 1 case each.

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