Kenya records 605 new Covid-19 cases from 4, 547 samples, bringing total to 23, 202

Kenya records 605 new cases of Covid-19, pushing country’s total to 23,202.

Moreover, 587 more patients have recovered from the virus. Six have died.

Kenya has recorded 605 more COVID-19 cases after testing of 4,547 samples, pushing the country’s total caseload to 23,202.

In a press briefing on Tuesday, Health CAS Dr. Rashid Aman announced that six more patients had succumbed to the coronavirus disease. The total number of fatalities recorded in the country so far now stands at 388.

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Some 587 more patients have also recovered from the virus; 500 under the home-based care programme and 87 being discharged from hospitals.
This has raised the total number of recoveries to 9,327.

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Out of the 605 new cases, Nairobi has the majority at 373 followed by Kiambu (35), Migori (25), Busia (20), Narok (20), Kajiado (16), Laikipia (16), Nakuru (15), Kakamega (12), Uasin Gishu (11), Machakos (10), Mombasa (9), Samburu (8), Turkana (7), Murang’a (5), Kericho (5) and Taita Taveta (3),

Nyeri, Makueni, Kisumu, Kilifi and Elgeyo Marakwet recorded two cases each while Siaya, Meru, Kitui, Isiolo and Bungoma had one case each.

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