321 more people test positive for COVID-19

321 people have tested positive from a sample size of 4,342 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 39, 907 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country.

In a statement Wednesday, the Ministry of Health now says the cumulative tests now stand at 569,678.

From the cases, 309 are Kenyans and 12 are foreigners.

183 of them are males and 138 females with the youngest being a nine-month old infant while the oldest is 88.

Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 109, Nakuru 37, Trans Nzoia 32, Mombasa 31, Kisumu 16, Narok 16, Kisii 15, Uasin Gishu 12, Meru 9, Kilifi 8, Kiambu 7, Siaya 5, Laikipia 5, Kajiado 4, Kericho 3, Machakos 2, Migori 2, Bomet 1.

Homabay 1, Kitui 1, Lamu 1, Marsabit 1, Nandi 1, Nyandarua 1 and Tharaka-Nithi 1.

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In terms of Sub County Distribution; the 109 cases in Nairobi, are from Kibra (30), Langata (14), Westlands (12), Embakasi East (10), Roysambu (9), Embakasi West (6), Makadara (5), Embakasi South (4), Dagoretti North, Embakasi Central, Ruaraka and Starehe (3) cases each, Dagoretti South and Kasarani (2) cases each, and cases each, Embakasi North, Kamukunji and Mathare (1) case each, In Nakuru, the 37 cases are from Nakuru East (15), Naivasha (11), Nakuru West (9) and Nakuru North (2).

In Trans Nzoia, the 32 cases are from Kiminini (18), Saboti (12), and Kwanza (2). In Mombasa, the 31 cases are from Jomvu (13), Mvita (12), Kisauni and Likoni (2) cases each, Changamwe and Nyali (1) case each. In Kisumu, the 16 cases are from Kisumu Central (11), Kisumu East and Kisumu West (2) cases each, Nyando (1).

In Narok the 16 cases are from Transmara (12), Narok North (3) and Transmara West (1). In Kisii the 15 cases are from Kitutu Chache South (9), Kitutu Chache North (4), Bonchari and Nyaribari Chache (1) case each.

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In Uasin Gishu the 12 cases are from Kesses (4), Turbo (3), Kapseret and Moiben (2) cases each and Ainamoi (1).

In Meru the 9 cases are all from Igembe North while in Kilifi the 8 cases are from Magarini (5), Kaloleni, Kilifi North and Kilifi South (1) case each.

In Kiambu the 7 cases are from Lari (3), Thika (2), Kiambu Town and Kikuyu (1) case each. In Siaya the 5 cases are from Rarieda (4) and Alego Usonga (1) while in Laikipia the 5 cases are from Laikipia East (4) and Laikipia West (1). In Kajiado the 4 cases are from Kajiado East (2), Kajiado Central and Kajiado North (1) case each.

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In Kericho the 3 cases are from Ainamoi (2) and Belgut (1). The 2 cases in Machakos are from Athi River and Machakos Town (1) case each while the 2 cases in Migori are from Kuria West and Rongo (1) case each. The case in Bomet is from Bomet Central, the case in Homabay is from Rangwe, the case in Kitui is from Kitui Central, the case in Lamu is from Lamu West, the case in Marsabit is from Moyale, the case in Nandi is from Mosop, the case in Nyandarua is from O! Kalou and the case in Tharaka-Nithi is from Igambang’ombe

4,328 people are also said to have recovered from the disease with 4,222 from the Home-Based Care Program and 106 discharged from various hospitals.

Total recoveries now stand at 31,659.

Five patients also succumbed to the disease bringing the fatality to 748.


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