The number of COVID-19 cases in Kenya has risen to 92,459 after 404 people tested positive for the virus.
The Ministry of Health says that the new cases were detected from 4,878 samples that were tested between Monday and Tuesday.
The cumulative number of samples that have been tested in the country so far stands at 978,683.
“From the cases, 364 are Kenyans while 40 are foreigners. 266 are males and 138 are females. The youngest is an 8-month-old infant while the oldest is 79,” says the Ministry in a statement.
Distribution of cases are spread across 20 counties. Nairobi is leading with 118 cases, Kilifi 110, Mombasa 66, Makueni 26, Nakuru 23, Kiambu 12, Kisumu 11, Turkana 9, Kwale and Nyeri has 5 cases each, Siaya and Kajiado recorded 4 cases each, Murang’a 3, Machakos 2, Meru, Kakamega, Kericho, Kirinyaga, Marsabit and Lamu has 1 case each.
At the same time, 527 patients have recovered from the virus. Four hundred and eight (408) patients were discharged from the Home-Based Care Programme while 119 were discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries in the country now stands at 73,979.
Death toll due to COVID-19 in the country has risen to 1,604 after eleven people lost their lives.