Kenya records 164 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths

164 new cases, 77 recoveries, 7 deaths

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Kenya has recorded 164 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total caseload to 37,871. From the new cases, 140 are Kenyans and 24 are foreigners. 115 are males and 49 are females. In terms of age, the youngest is a 6 months old infant while the oldest is an 81-year-old.

536,601 samples have been tested so far after testing 3,872 in the last 24 hours.

Distribution of cases by counties is as follows; Nairobi 41, Busia 22, Kisumu 17, Turkana 14, Embu 12, Mombasa 11, Nakuru 10, West Pokot 6, Trans Nzoia 5, Narok, Machakos, Uasin Gishu has recorded 4 cases each, Kilifi 3, Bungoma, Kiambu, Marsabit 2 cases each, Kakamega, Kericho, Nandi, Siaya, Taita Taveta have 1 case each.

77 patients have recovered from the disease, 40 have been discharged from various hospitals and 37 from the Home Based Care Program. Total recoveries now stand at 24,581.

7 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the fatality to 689.

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