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Covid-19 Cases Reach 41,546 As 388 Test Positive For Virus

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Kenya has recorded 388 new Covid-19 cases, from a sample size of 4,287.

According to Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, the total number of confirmed positive cases stands at 41,546.

Of the new cases, 383 are Kenyans while 5 are foreigners. 284 are males and 104 females.

The youngest is a four-year-old child while the oldest is aged 85.

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. [Courtesy]
63 patients recovered from the virus; 23 from the home-based care programme and 40 from various hospitals. Total recoveries now stand at 31,000.

Unfortunately, 6 patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total fatalities to 766.

Distribution of the cases by Counties; Nakuru 86, Nairobi 84, Mombasa 51, Trans Nzoia 49, Kiambu 29, Kisumu 17, Kericho 11, Meru 10, Busia 10, Bungoma 8, Machakos 7, Garissa 5, Kajiado 3, Tharaka Nithi 3, Nyamira 3, Nyeri 2, Siaya 2, Makueni 2, Nandi 2, Kwale 2, and Nyandarua 2.

In terms of Sub County Distribution; the 86 cases in Nakuru, are from Nakuru East (24), Gilgil (22), Naivasha (20), Nakuru West (7), Rongai (4), Kuresoi North (3), Kuresoi South and Subukia (2) cases each, Molo and Nakuru North (1) case each.

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and CAS Dr Mercy Mwangangi. [Courtesy]
In Nairobi, the 84 cases are from Lang’ata (13), Embakasi Central, Kamukunji and Makadara (8) cases each, Kasarani, Kibra and Westlands (6) cases each, Dagoretti South and Embakasi West (5) cases each, Dagoretti North and Embakasi East (4) cases each, Embakasi South (3), Embakasi North, Roysambu and Ruaraka (2) cases each, Mathare and Starehe (1) case each.

In Mombasa, the 51 cases are from Kisauni (20), Jomvu (16), Mvita (10), Changamwe (3), Likoni and Nyali (1) case each.

In Trans Nzoia, all the 49 cases are from Saboti. In Kiambu, the 29 cases are from Thika (18), Lari (4), Gatundu North, Kiambaa and Ruiru (2) cases each, Githunguri (1). In Kisumu, the 17 cases are from Kisumu Central (13) and Kisumu East (4).

In Kericho, the 11 cases are from Ainamoi (8) and Belgut (3). In Meru, the 10 cases are all from Imenti North, while in Busia, the 10 cases are all from Matayos.

In Bungoma, the 8 cases are from Kanduyi (3), Kimilili and Tongaren (2) cases each and Bumula (1) case.

In Machakos, the 7 cases are from Athi River and Machakos Town (3) cases each and Matungulu (1). In Garissa, the 5 cases are from Garissa Town (4) and Ijara (1).

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]
In Kajiado, the 3 cases are from Kajiado Central, Kajiado East and Kajiado North with (1) case each.

In Tharaka Nithi, the 3 cases are from Igambang’ombe (2) and Chuka (1). In Nyamira, the 3 cases are all from Nyamira North.

The 2 cases in Nyeri, are all from Nyeri Central, the 2 cases while in Siaya, are all from Rarieda, the 2 cases in Makueni, are all from Kibwezi West, the 2 cases.

In Nandi, are all from Chesumei, the 2 cases in Kwale are all from Msambweni and the 2 cases in Nyandarua, are all from Kinangop

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