COVID-19 STATS

83 more test positive as Kenya virus cases hit 35,103

Kenya has reported 21,230 recoveries and 597 deaths since first case in March.

In Summary

•This was from a sample of 3,093 was tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative tests to 474,477. 

• A statement by the Ministry of Health confirmed that six of the new cases were foreigners while 77 were Kenyans.  

Test tube for testing coronavirus.
CORONA TEST:: Test tube for testing coronavirus.
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Kenya on Sunday recorded 83 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country's total to 35,103.

This was from a sample of 3,093 was tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative tests to 474,477. 

A statement by the Ministry of Health confirmed that six of the new cases were foreigners while 77 were Kenyans.  

 

Age-wise, the youngest was a one-year-old baby, while the oldest was 85. A total of 58 of the cases were males and 25 were females.  

Nairobi continues to lead in the daily positivity rate, recording 27 cases in the last 24 hours.

Other counties with new cases include; Busia 15, Kisumu 12, Nakuru 7, Machakoss 7, Kiambu 5, Laikipia 3, Kisii 3, Kirinyaga, Nyandarua, Mombasa and Uasin Gishu had 1 case each.

Another 72 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 21,230.

A total of 39 of those discharged were from the home-based programme, while 33 were discharged from various health facilities.

Number of fatalities rose to 597 after three more patients succumbed to the virus.