News Kenya Kenya's Daily Covid-19 Cases Jump to 538

Kenya’s Daily Covid-19 Cases Jump to 538

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  • Kenya has recorded 538 more Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours as the country’s total caseload rises to 41,158.

    In a statement to newsrooms on Saturday, October 10, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 6,872 samples had been tested over the period bringing the total number of samples tested so far to 586,911.

    Of the positive cases, 496 were Kenyans and 42 foreigners.

    430 were male and 108 were female while the youngest case is a one-year old and the oldest is aged 85.

    At the same time, 61 patients were discharged 40 from home-based care program and 21 from the hospital around the country bringing the total number of recoveries to 30,937.

    Regrettably, five patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 760.

    In the county distribution, Nairobi county led with 157 cases, Bungoma 118, Nakuru 48, Turkana 41, Mombasa 33, Kilifi 31, Uasin Gishu 16, Kisumu 13, Kisii 12, Meru 12, Garissa 9, Trans Nzoia 9.
     
    Both Narok and Kiambu counties recorded 8 cases, Kakamega 6, Isiolo 4, Kwale 3, Nyaira 2, Kitui 2, Migori 2, Busia 1, Elgeyo Marakwet 1 and Marsabit 1.

    More to follow…

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