Spike In Covid-19 Cases As 604 Contract Virus, 10 Die

There was a spike in Kenya’s Covid-19 cases on Wednesday after 604 contracted virus cases, bringing the country’s total load to 42,541.

This was from a sample of 5,832 tested in the last 24 hours.

In a statement, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said 583 were Kenyans while 21 were foreigners.

Cumulative tests so far stand at  601,623. From the  cases, 400 are males and 204 females.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. [Courtesy]
Age-wise, the youngest is a five-month-old infant while the oldest is 94 years.

On a positive note, 88 patients have been discharged after successful recoveries raising the country’s recovery total to 31,428.

Out of this, 56 were discharged from the home-based care programme while 32 were from various health facilities.

Another 10 patients succumbed to the disease, bringing the country’s fatalities to 797.

Distribution of the cases  by counties is as follows; Nairobi 125., Nakuru 113, Mombasa 87, Busia 35, Uasin Gishu 33, Trans Nzoia 25, Kiambu 25, Kisii 24, Kisumu 24, Kijiado 16 and Nandi 13.


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