COVID-19 infections pass 10,000 mark as 379 test positive

Written By: Muraya Kamunde

The number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases has passed the 10,000 mark after 379 new cases were announced on Sunday by Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe.

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The country’s total number of infections stands at 10, 105.

The new infections were detected in the last 24 hours and were taken from a sample of 7050 bringing the cumulative number of samples to 215, 037.

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Out of the positive cases, 376 are Kenyans while three are foreigners.

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According to the age, 253 are male and 126 of them are female with the youngest been a two-year-old while the oldest is 97 years.

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The new cases are distributed as follows in the counties; Nairobi 209 Kiambu 49 Busia 38 Migori 19 Mombasa 16 Kajiado 12 Uasin-Gishu 8 Lamu 6 Machakos 5 Nakuru 5 Narok 2 Wajir 2 Kisumu 2 Garissa 1 Isiolo 1 Kericho 1 Nyamira 1 Nyeri 1 Trans-Nzoia 1.

In Nairobi the cases are in: Kibra 52 Langata 45 Kamukunji 28 Dagoretti North 17 Makadara 17 Embakasi Central 9 Embakasi East 8 Westlands 7 Dagoretti South 4 Embakasi West 4 Kasarani 4 Roysambu 4 Ruaraka 2 Embakasi South 2 Mathare 1 Starehe 1.

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One more patient has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the total number of fatalities to 185.

49 discharged from various health facilities in the country, total recoveries stands at 2881.


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