Covid-19: Cases reach 38,378 after 210 people test positive

Health CAS Rashid Aman and Health DG Dr. Patrick Amoth during a press briefing. Photo/Courtesy

Coronavirus cases in Kenya have risen to 38,378, after 210 new cases were confirmed on Tuesday by the Ministry of Health. Of these cases, 10 are foreigners and the rest Kenyans. The youngest is a 6-month-old child and the oldest is 91-years-old.

The new cases were picked from 3,604 samples. On the other hand, the fatalities have reached 707, after 7 more patients succumbed in the last 24 hours. 59 patients have been discharged, 49 under the home based care program and 10 from different hospitals. The total recoveries are now at 24,740.

The distribution of cases in the Counties is as follows; Nairobi (55), Kericho (36), Kitui (24), Kiambu (21), Nakuru (19), Mombasa (15), Kisumu (10), Kisii (8), Kilifi (6), Turkana (5), Embu (4), Wajir (2), Machakos, Kakamega, Kwale, Nandi and Kajiado had (1) case each.