30 patients succumb to Covid-19 as 622 new cases are reported

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe addressing the press on Covid-19 state in the country (photo-file)
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe addressing the press on Covid-19 state in the country (photo-file)

622 people have tested positive for Corona Virus on Wednesday from a sample size of 6,236 tested in the last 24 hours.

Total confirmed positive cases are now 180,498 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,920,018.

Nairobi has 115 new cases, Siaya 83, Busia 69, Kisumu 66, Mombasa 47, Kiambu 38, Kericho 35, Homa Bay 20, Uasin Gishu 19, Vihiga 18, Trans Nzoia 17, Kakamega 15, Nakuru 11, Bungoma 10, Kisii 8, Machakos 7, Kilifi 6, Murang’a 5, Kajiado 5, Taita Taveta 5, Nyandarua 3, Nyeri 3, Turkana 3, Embu 2, Garissa 2, Marsabit 2, Migori 2, Isiolo 1, Kwale 1, Makueni 1, Narok 1, West Pokot 1 and Bomet 1.

313 patients have recovered, 206 from the Home Based and Isolation Care program while 107 are from various health facilities.

Total recoveries are at 123,363; 89,398 are from Home Based Care and Isolation program, while 33,965 are from health facilities.

30 patients have succumbed to the disease one of them in the last 24 hours while 29 are late deaths reported after conducting facility audit records on diverse dates in the months of March, April, May and June. The cumulative fatalities now stand at 3,514.