Kenya records 376 new cases as 910 recoveries from Covid-19

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The ministry of health on Thursday announced 376 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, from a sample size of 3, 831, with the positivity rate now at 9.8%.

From these cases, 363 are Kenyans while 13 are foreigners, with 230 being males and 146 being females.

This now brings the total number of positive cases to 184,537, and the cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,963,532.

In terms of county distribution; Nairobi 174, Uasin Gishu 37,Mombasa 27, Busia 24,Kisumu 24,Siaya 19, Kwale 7, Kakamega 7, Nyamira 7, Taita Taveta 7, Nakuru 6, Nandi 6, Kericho 6,Machakos 5, Kilifi 4, Bungoma 3, Vihiga 2,  Kirinyaga 2, Murang’a 2, Nyandarua , Meru, Elgeyo Marakwet , Embu,Homa Bay and Kiambu 1 case each.

The ministry also confirmed 910 patients have recovered from the disease, with 516 from home based and isolation care while 394 are from various health facilities.

The total number of recoveries in the country stands at 126,594, with 91,514 from home based and isolation care while 35,080 are from various health facilities.

Unfortunately, the country has lost 6 patients to the disease in the last 24 hours, all of them being late deaths reports arising after conducting facility record audits on diverse dates in the months of April and June 2021.

This now brings the total number of fatalities to 3,640.

By Shammah Bushuru