Distribution of the New 571 Covid-19 Cases Per Counties as Uasin Gishu Tops the List

Kenya has today confirmed a total number of 571 people who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

According to the Ministry of Health, the new caseload was confirmed from a sample size of 3,963 tested in the last 24 hours.

Out of this, 558 are Kenyans and 13 are foreigners. 361 are males and 210 females. This brings the total caseload from March this year to 45,647 the number of confirmed positive cases.

The country’ss cumulative tests conducted so far stands at 627,781 at the moment.

On a positive note, 438 people have recovered from the disease, 373 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 65 have been discharged from various hospitals. Total recoveries now stand at 32,522. Unfortunately, 3 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the fatality to 842.

“Today, we have 43 patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Those on supplementary oxygen are 41 while a total of 1,059 are currently admitted in various health facilities. Meanwhile, 2,562 are on Home Based Isolation and Care,” read a tweet from the Ministry of Health.

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Uasin Gishu county has now tops the list of the new cases, tieing with the capital city Nairobi at 116 cases each. Mombasa came third with 74 cases while Kiambu fifth with 50 new cases.

Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows; Uasin Gishu 116, Nairobi 116, Mombasa 74, Kiambu 50, Laikipia 43, Kericho 41, Kisumu 23, Nakuru 21, Busia 16, Trans Nzoia 10, Kajiado 9, Nandi 8, Murang’a 5, Kilifi 5, Kirinyaga 5, West Pokot 4, Kakamega 4, Isiolo 3, Siaya 3

Other cases confirmed were from; Elgeyo Marakwet 2, Kisii 2, Embu 2, Vihiga 2, Bungoma 2, Kwale 1, Nyeri 1, Samburu 1, Machakos 1 and Turkana 1.

Tuesday’s cases are an increase from Monday’s where 195 people tested positive for the virus from a sample size of 1,852 tested.

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