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COVID-19: Coronavirus cases surpasses 38,000 after 244 more test positive

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244 people have tested positive bringing the total caseload in the country to 38,115. From the cases, 228 are Kenyans and 16 are foreigners. 157 are males and 87 females. In terms of age, the youngest is a three-month-old infant, while the oldest is 85.

In the last 24 hours, 3,707 samples were tested bringing the cumulative sample size to 540,308.

Distribution of the cases by counties is as follows; Nairobi 63, Nakuru 58, Kisii 23, Garissa 16, Kisumu 14, Mombasa 13, Kiambu 10, Busia 9, Trans Nzoia 7, Turkana 6, Kajiado, Kericho has recorded 5 cases each, Uasin Gishu, Narok, Laikipia, Siaya has 2 cases each, Kakamega, Marsabit, Bungoma, Meru, Murang’a, Nyeri and Tharaka Nithi 1 case each.

40 people have recovered from the disease, 30 from the Home-Based Care Program and 10 have been discharged from various hospitals in the country. Total recoveries in the country now stand at 24,621.

Unfortunately, 2 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the total fatality to 691.