Kenya records 836 new Covid-19 cases, 14 deaths, 403 recoveries

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Health CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi

836 new Covid-19 cases have been recorded in Kenya from a sample size of 4,076 tested in the last 24 hours. The Ministry of Health on Tuesday said the total number of infections has risen to 50,833. From the new cases, 822 are Kenyans while 14 are foreigners, with the youngest being a 4-month-old infant and the oldest 89 years old. 618 are males while 218 are females.

14 patients have succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours, taking the fatalities to 934. The recoveries on the other hand have risen to 34,832 after 403 patients recovered, 250 from the Home-Based Care Program while 153 were discharged from various hospitals.

Distribution of the cases by counties is as follows: Nairobi (556), Uasin Gishu (68), Mombasa (62), Kiambu (32), Nakuru (24), Laikipia (22), Kajiado (12), Machakos (8), Kisumu (7), Murang’a (7), Meru (6), Nandi (5), Trans Nzoia (4), Turkana (4), Elgeyo Marakwet (3), Kisii (3), Baringo (2), Narok (2), Kakamega (2), Wajir (2), Nyandarua (1), Samburu (1), Kilifi (1), Siaya (1) and Homa Bay (1).