COVID-19 STATS

Eight more deaths as virus cases rise to 35,460

Death toll at 607.

In Summary

• This was from a sample 2,285 of tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative tests to 481,982.   

• All were Kenyans except three who were foreigners.

Health CAS Rashid Aman during the daily briefing on coronavirus pandemic at Afya house on September 9,2020
Health CAS Rashid Aman during the daily briefing on coronavirus pandemic at Afya house on September 9,2020
Image: MERCY MUMO

Kenya on Wednesday recorded 104 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country's total to 35,460 , Health CAS Rashid Aman confirmed.

This was from a sample 2,285 of tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative tests to 481,982.   

All were Kenyans except three who were foreigners.

 
 
 
 
 

Speaking during the daily Covid-19 briefing from Afya House, Aman said age wise, the youngest was a one-year-old infant while the oldest was 75 years old. 

The CAS confirmed that a third of the country's case load are in the age group of 30-39 years.

"The gender distribution of cases is skewed with males comprising 64 per cent of this number. And as would be expected, this skew carries over to the 607 fatalities reported wherein 75 per cent of these are males," Aman said.

The new cases were distributed in Nairobi with 18 cases, Mombasa 16, Kisumu 13, Embu 11, Laikipia 11, Murang'a six, Narok four, Kericho four, Kiambu three, Nakuru three,Meru three, Machakos three, Taita Taveta two, Uasin Gishu two, Bomet, Kajiado, Kwale, Vihiga and Lamu had one case each.

Another 74 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing  the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 21,557.

A total of 41 of those discharged were from the home-based programme, while 33 were discharged from various health facilities.

The number of fatalities rose to 607 after eight patients succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours.