Recoveries Surpass 23,000 Mark As Virus Cases Reach 36,157

On Sunday, Kenya recorded 188 new COVID-19 cases from a 3,092 sample size, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 36,157.

The cumulative tests conducted so far stand at 497,652.

Of the new cases all are Kenyans except five foreigners.Gender-wise, 149 are males while 39 are females.

The youngest case is a two year old child and the oldest is aged 78.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe confirmed 296 recoveries; 28 were on home-based care and 268 in various hospitals.

As a result, recoveries jumped to 23,067.

Unfortunately, 3 more patients succumbed to the novel COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 622.

The cases were distributed in the counties as follows: Mombasa (43), Turkana (29), Trans Nzoia (27) and Nairobi (23).

Kiambu (10) cases, Nakuru (7), Kajiado (7), Uasin Gishu (5), Kilifi (5), Embu (5), Kisumu (4), Kericho (4), Taita Taveta (4), Kitui (2), Nyeri (2), Laikipia (2), Meru (2) while Narok, Machakos Lamu, Samburu, Tharaka Nithi , Garissa and Kakmega had one case each.

The 43 cases in Mombasa are from Kisauni (15), Mvita (9), Changamwe and Jomvu (6) cases each, Nyali (5) and Likoni (2). In Turkana, all the 29 cases are from Turkana Central while in Trans Nzoia, the 27 cases are from Saboti (21), Kiminini (4) and Endebes (2).

In Nairobi, the 23 cases are from Dagoretti North (4), Kibra and Langata (3) cases each, Embakasi Central and Westlands (2) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi North, Embakasi South, Embakasi West, Kamukunji, Kasarani, Makadara, Ruaraka and Starehe (1) case each.

The 10 in cases in Kiambu are from Thika (6), Kiambu Town (2), Lari and Ruiru (1) case each. In Nakuru, the 7 cases are from Naivasha (6) and Nakuru West (1), while the 7 cases in Kajiado, are in Kajiado East (4) and Kajiado North (3).

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