544 more test positive for Covid-19 in Kenya now 19125 – Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

From 5,259 samples tested in the last 24 hours,544 people have tested positive. 19,125 number of positive cases pushing our cumulative tests to 289,759: 537 are Kenyans while 7 are foreigners, and 340 males and 204 females. youngest case is 1yr & oldest is 88.

In a summary the The COVID-19 UPDATE today
5,259 samples tested in the past 24 hours
289,759 samples tested so far
544 new positive cases today
Total confirmed cases stand at 19,125
113 recoveries today
Total discharged and recovered stands at 8,021
12 fatalities today
Total fatalities, 311

The cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 326,Kiambu51,Kajiado33,Nakuru20,Busia 19,Mombasa15,Machakos11,Narok10,UasinGishu9,Migori9,Muranga9,Kisii7,Laikipia6, Nyeri5,Kisumu4,Bungoma2,Kericho1,Kakamega1,Homabay1,Nyamira1,Nyandarua1, Transzoia1,Vihiga1,West Pokot 1.

Nairobi 326 cases are in, Westlands 35 Embakasi East 31 Kasarani 27 Kibra 26, Makadara 24, Dagoretti North 23, Embakasi West 23, Roysambu 18, Embakasi North 17, Kamukunji 16,Langata16, Dagoretti South14, Embakasi South14, Starehe14, Ruaraka 12, Embakasi Central 11, Mathare 5.

In Kiambu, the 51 cases are in; Kiambaa 19, Ruiru 9, Kikuyu 7, Thika 6, Juja 3, Kabete 2, Kiambu Town 2, Gatundu South 1, Githunguri 1 & Limuru 1. In Kajiado the 33 cases are in; Kajiado North 22, Kajiado East 5, Loitokitok 5 & Kajiado Central 1.

In Nakuru the 20 cases are in Naivasha 18, Nakuru Town1, Nakuru West 1. In Busia the19 cases are in Matayos 8, Teso South 7, Teso North 4.
In Mombasa, 15 cases are in Mvita 9, Likoni 4, Jomvu 1, &Nyali 1. In Machakos the 11 cases are in Athi River 7 Machakos Town 3, Mwala 1

In Narok all 10 cases are in Narok North. Uasin Gishu the 9 cases are in Turbo 5, Ainabkoi 4, the 9 cases in Migori are in Kuria West 8, Nyatike1. In Murang’a, the 9 cases are in Maragua 8, Kiharu 1. Kisii, the 7 cases are all in Kitutu Chache South.

In Laikipia all the 6 cases are in Laikipia West while the 5 cases in Nyeri are in Nyeri Central. In Kisumu the 4 cases are in Nyando (2), Kisumu Central (1) and Kisumu East (1) & in Bungoma the 2 cases are in Kanduyi.

The following Counties have a case each. Kericho, Ainamoi, Kakamega, Mumias West, Homabay, Ndhiwa, Nyamira town, Nyandarua Kinangop, Vihiga Hamisi while the case in West Pokot is from Pokot West Sub-County.
West Pokot becomes the 46th County to record a case.

On a positive note 113 patients have recovered from the disease. 68 are from the Home based care program & 45 discharged from various hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,021. We thank our healthcare workers for this achievement.
Unfortunately, we have lost 12 patients from the disease, bringing our fatality to 311. My sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their loved ones.

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