538 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Kenya


538 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Kenya

538 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kenya increasing the total tally to 41,158.

The latest figures are from 6,872 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

“Our cumulative tests are now 586,911. From the cases 496 are Kenyans and 42 are foreigners. 430 are males 108 are females,” a statement from Health CS Mutahi Kagwe reads.

The youngest is a one-year-old infant while the oldest is 85.

Distribution of cases by counties is as follows: Nairobi (157); Bungoma (118); Nakuru (48); Turkana (41); Mombasa (33); Kilifi (31); Uasin Gishu (16); Kisumu (13); Kisii (12); Meru (12); Garissa (9); Trans Nzoia (9); Narok (8); Kiambu (8); Kakamega (6); Isiolo (4); Kwale (3); Nyamira (2); Kitui (2); Migori (2); Busia (1); Elgeyo Marakwet (1) and Marsabit (1).

The death-toll rose to 760 after five more patients succumbed to the disease.

The Health Ministry however noted that 61 fully recovered from coronavirus and have been discharged bringing the total number of recoveries to 30,937.

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