210 people contract COVID-19, 7 others die

210 people have tested positive for Coronavirus from a sample size of 3,604 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 38,378 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country.

The death toll stands 707 after seven patients lost the fight to the disease. The cumulative tests are now 545,019.

From the cases, all are Kenyans except for 10 foreigners. 127 are males and 83 females aged six months and 91 years.

Nairobi county leads with 55 cases, followed by Kericho 36, Kitui 24, Kiambu 21, Nakuru 19, Mombasa 15, Kisumu 10, Kisii 8, Kilifi 6, Turkana 5, Embu 4, Wajir 2, Machako, Kakamega, Kwale, Nandi and Kajiado have reported a case each.

Total recoveries stand at 24,740 after 59 people recovered, 49 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 10 were discharged from various hospitals.

Sub County Distribution

The 55 cases in Nairobi, are from Starehe (7), Embakasi East and Westlands (5) cases each, Embakasi South, Kasarani and Roysambu (4) cases each, Dagoretti North, Embakasi Central, Makadara and Ruraraka (3) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi North, Embakasi West, Kamukunji, Kibra, Langata and Mathare (2) cases each.

In Kericho, the 36 cases are from Ainamoi (35) and Belgut (1). In Kitui, all the 24 cases are from Kitui Central. In Kiambu, the 21 cases are from Lari (9), Thika (3), Kabete and Limuru (2) cases each, Githunguri, Juja, Kiambu Town, Kikuyu and Ruiru with (1) case each. In Nakuru, the 19 cases are from Nakuru East (11), Nakuru West (3), Nakuru North (2), Kuresoi South, Rongai and Subukia with (1) case each.

In Mombasa, the 15 cases are from Jomvu (7), Mvita (4), Kisauni (3) and Likoni (1).

In Kisumu, the 10 cases are from Kisumu Central (5), Kisumu West (3) and Kisumu East (2). In Kisii, the 8 cases are from Nyaribari Chache (4), Bobasi and Kitutu Chache South (2) cases each. In Kilifi, the 6 cases are from Magarini (5) and Kiiifi South (1), while the 5 cases in Turkana, are from

Turkana West (4) and Turkana Central (1).

In Embu, the 4 cases are from Runyenjes (3) and Manyatta (1), while in Wajir, the 2 cases are all from Wajir East.

The case in Machakos is from the town, Kakamega from Malava, the case in Kwale, is from Msambweni, the case in Nandi, is from Chesumei, and the case in Kajiado, is from Kajiado North.




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