COVID-19 in Kenya: Positive cases hit 7,188, two more patients succumb

COVID-19 in Kenya: Positive cases hit 7,188, two more patients succumb

Cases of COVID-19 in Kenya have hit the 7000-mark after 247 more people tested positive.

Health CAS Rashid Aman said the new cases are from 4147 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

“Our cumulative samples tested so far now stands at 180,206. From today’s cases 242 are Kenyans while 5 are foreigners, & 164 are males, and 83 females. The youngest is a one year old infant while the oldest is 100,” he said.

The cases are distributed in Nairobi 153, Mombasa 35, Kajiado 15, Busia 12, Kiambu 12, Uasin Gishu 4, Machakos 4, Garissa 4, Murang’a 2, Nakuru 2, Siaya 2, Lamu 1, and Nyamira 1.

Distribution in Nairobi is as follows: Kibra (35), Westlands (28), Dagoretti North (16), Kasarani (13), Embakasi East (12), Starehe (10), Langata (8), Makadara (6), Embakasi South (5), Embakasi West (4), Kamukunji (4), Roysambu (4), Dagoretti South (3), Ruaraka (3), & Embakasi Central (2).

Mombasa cases are in Mvita 17, Likoni 6, Changamwe 4, Kisauni 3, Jomvu 3 and Nyali 2.

Kajiado cases are in Kajiado East 10, Kajiado North 4 & Kajiado Central 1 while Busia cases are in Teso South 8, Teso North 2 and Matayos 2.

Kiambu cases are in Kiambaa (6), Ruiru (3), Thika (2), and Kikuyu (1) while Uasin Gishu cases are in Ainabkoi (2), Kapseret (1) and Turbo (1).

Machakos cases are in Athi River and Garissa cases are in Daadab (2) and Garissa Township (2).

Murang’a cases are in Maragua and Kiharu; Nakuru cases in Nakuru West; Siaya cases in Alego Usonga; Lamu case in Lamu West and Nyamira in Nyamira Town.

Two more patients have succumbed to COVID-19 in Kenya raising the death toll to 154.

39 patients have however been discharged bringing total number of recoveries to 2,148.

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