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COVID-19: Kenya records 148 new cases, 98 recoveries; total cases rise to 36,724

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Kenya has recorded 148 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 36,724.

According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases were detected from the 2,438 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours. The cumulative tests so far stand at 511,614.

105 of today’s cases are males while 43 are females. The youngest patient today is a two-year-old infant while the oldest is 75 years.

The cases are distributed in the counties as follows; Mombasa-40, Nairobi-32, Laikipia-15, Kiambu-11, Nakuru-7, Embu-7, Uasin Gishu-6, Kajiado-6, Taita Taveta-5, Kisumu-5, Kitui-4, Trans Nzoia-3, as Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Kwale, Machakos, Kericho, Makueni and Murang’a counties had one case each.

98 patients have recovered from the disease. 46 of the recoveries were from the Home-Based Care program and 52 were discharged from various hospitals. Total recoveries now stand at 23,709.

Sadly, 4 patients succumbed to the virus bringing the total fatalities in the country to 646.

 

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