Kenya has confirmed 83 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising the total caseload to 35,103. – By Gerald Gekara.
In a statement to newsrooms, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said the cases were sort from 3,093 samples that had been tested in the same period. This brought the cumulative tests to 474,477.
From the cases, 77 are Kenyans while 6 are foreigners. In terms of gender, 58 are males and 25 females. The youngest is a one-year-old child, while the oldest is 85.
72 patients have recovered, 39 from the home-based care programme and 33 having been discharged from various hospitals around the county. The total recoveries now stand at 21,230.
Nairobi had the highest case load, at (27), Busia (15), Kisumu (12), Nakuru (7), Machakos (7), Kiambu (5), Laikipia (3), Kisii (3), whil Kirinyaga, Mombasa, Nyandarua, and Uasin Gishu recording (1) case each.
However, 3 more people succumbed to the virus in bringing the total fatality so far to 597.