Covid-19: 151 new infections confirmed as cases reach 38,529

Health CAS Rashid Aman

151 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed by the Health Ministry, from 2,927 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The new cases push Kenya’s total number of Covid-19 cases to 38,529. The cumulative tests conducted are now at 547,946.

Speaking to the press on Wednesday, Health CAS Rashid Aman the youngest is a 1-year-old child while the oldest is 82-years-old. Six are foreigners while the rest are Kenyans. Among the Counties, the cases are distributed in Nairobi has 32, Nakuru 24, Kisumu 22, Garissa 14, Mombasa 10, Meru 8, Kajiado 8, Kisii 6, Bomet 5, Kiambu 5, Siaya 3, Uasin Gishu 2, Kilifi 2, West Pokot 2, Marsabit 2, Muranga 2, while Kakamega, Bungoma, Nyamira and Kitui have 1 case each.

4 more patients succumbed to the disease bringing the country’s fatalities to 711. However, 168 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, with recoveries now at 24,908. 105 recovered under the home based program, while 63 were discharged from various hospitals.