Kenya Confirms 243 Covid-19 Cases Totalling 39,427

Kenya has recorded 243 new cases of COVID-19, as the country’s total caseload rises to 39,427.

In a statement, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said that 4,385 samples had been tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of samples tested so far to 563,483.

All of the positive cases are Kenyans except 6 who are foreigners.

179 are male and 64 are female while the youngest case is a four-month-old infant and the oldest is aged 80.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. [Courtesy]
233 patients were discharged; 219 from home-based care program and 14 from hospitals around the country bringing the total number of recoveries to 26,659.

3 other patients succumbed to the virus, bringing the death toll to 731.

Distribution of the cases by Counties; Nairobi 70, Nakuru 44, Trans Nzoia 30, Kisumu 15, Mombasa 15, Narok 13, Kiambu 11, Kericho 10, Kakamega 7, Machakos 6, Isiolo 4, Kajiado 3, Meru 3, Bungoma 3, Nandi 3, Uasin Gishu 2, Bomet 1, Kirinyaga 1, Laikipia 1 & Kilifi 1.

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