Kenya records 112 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths and 34 recoveries

Kenya records 112 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths and 34 recoveries

The Ministry of Health has announced 112 new cases of the coronavirus, tested from a sample of 5,401 in the last 24 hours.

The total of positive cases confirmed in the country 100,675 from the 1,183, 212 samples tested so far.

From the cases, 101 are Kenyans while 11 are foreigners; 59 are males while 53 are males.

The youngest patient is a four-year-old-infant while oldest is 76.

In terms of County distribution; Nairobi 68, Uasin Gishu 13, Kajiado 8, Mombasa 5, Kilifi 4, Busia 3, Kiambu 3, Turkana 2, Machakos 1 Marsabit 1, Baringo 1, Murang’a 1, Nyeri 1 and Siaya 1.

In terms of Sub County distribution; the 68 cases in Nairobi are from Lang’ata (15), Starehe (14), Westlands (7), Kamukunji (5), Embakasi West and Ruaraka (4) cases each, Dagoretti North, Embakasi Central and Embakasi East (3) cases each, Embakasi South and Makadara (2) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi North, Kibra, Kasarani, Roysambu and Mathare (1) case each.

In Uasin Gishu the 13 cases are from Ainabkoi (9), Turbo (3) and Soy (1).

In Kajiado the 8 cases are from Kajiado North (4), Kajiado East and Kajiado West (2) cases each.

In Mombasa the 5 cases are from Mvita (4) and Likoni (1).

In Kilifi the 4 cases are from Kaloleni (2), Kilifi North and Malindi (1) case each.

In Busia all the 3 cases are from Matayos.

In Kiambu the 3 cases are from Githunguri, Kabete and Thika (1) case each.

In Turkana all the 2 cases are from Turkana Central.

The case in Machakos is from Kangundo, the case in Marsabit is from Saku, the case in Baringo is from Baringo Central, the case in Murang’a is from Kiharu, the case in Nyeri is from Nyeri Central and the case in Siaya is from Alego Usonga.

At the same time, the Ministry of Health has announced 34 recoveries; 22 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while 12 from various hospitals.

The number of fatalities has also hit 1,755 after two patients succumbed between Friday and Saturday.

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