Kenya Records 616 Infections, 12 Deaths As Tally Reaches 44,196

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On Saturday, 616 people tested positive for the novel COVID-19, from a sample size of 5,512 tested in the last 24 hours.

This brings to 44,196 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country. Cumulative tests are now 617,064.

From the cases, 594 are Kenyans and 22 are foreigners. 391 are male and 225 female. The youngest is an 8-month old infant while the oldest is 86 years.

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]
Over the same period, 104 people recovered from the disease, 83 from the Home-Based Care Program, and 21 from various hospitals. Total recoveries now stand at 31,752.

Sadly, 12 patients have died, bringing the fatality to 825.

Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 121, Nakuru 110, Uasin Gishu 74, Mombasa 55, Kakamega 32, Kericho 29, Kisumu 26, Bungoma 21, Garissa 20, Turkana 16, Kiambu 13, Homa Bay 10, Kajiado 10, Kisii 10, Laikipia 9, Busia 8, Isiolo 6, West Pokot 6, Murang’a 6.

Bomet 5, Meru 4, Narok 4, Embu 3, Baringo 3, Nyeri 2, Kwale 2, Machakos 2,  Makueni 2, Siaya 2, Elgeyo Marakwet 1, Wajir 1, Nandi 1, Kirinyaga 1, and Trans Nzoia 1.

 

 

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