390 new cases, 285 recoveries and 4 succumb to Covid-19 in Kenya

Today, 390 people have tested positive for the virus, from a sample size of 6,277 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 94,151 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country. The cumulative tests are now 1,003,493. From the cases 363 are Kenyans while 27 are foreigners. 265 are males and 125 females. The youngest is a one year old baby, while the oldest is 91.

Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 103, Mombasa 50, Nakuru 48, Kitui 27, Embu 20, Kilifi 15, Migori 13, Uasin Gishu 12, Laikipia 12, Murang’a 11, Kiambu 10, Isiolo 10, Meru 9, Kakamega 8, Baringo 6, Busia 4, Nandi 4, Machakos 4, Garissa 4, Kisumu 3, Trans Nzoia 3, Siaya 2, Makueni 2, Turkana 2, Taita Taveta 1, Kisii 1, Kirinyaga 1, Nyeri 1, Bungoma 1, Homa Bay 1, Vihiga 1, and Kajiado 1.

In terms of Sub County Distribution, in Nairobi the 103 cases are from Lang’ata (20), Dagoretti North (14), Kibra (12), Westlands (10), Kasarani (7), Embakasi Central (6), Embakasi West and Makadara (5) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi South, Embakasi East, Kamukunji, Mathare, Roysambu, and Ruaraka (3) cases each, Starehe (2), Embakasi North (1).

In Mombasa the 50 cases are from Mvita (21), Jomvu (11), Nyali (8), Kisauni (6), Changamwe (3) and Likoni (1). In Nakuru the 48 cases are from Naivasha (39), Nakuru West (6), Nakuru East (2) and Gilgil (1).

In Kitui the 27 cases are from Kitui Central (24) and Mwingi Central (3). In Embu all the 20 cases are from Manyatta. In Kilifi the 15 cases are from Kaloleni and Rabai (5) cases each, Kilifi North (4) and Malindi (1). In Migori the 13, cases are from Nyatike (6), Kuria West and Suna East (3) cases each, Rongo (1).

In Uasin Gishu the 12 cases are from Moiben (9), Kapseret (2) and Soy (1). In Laikipia the 12 cases are from Laikipia East (8) and Laikipia West (4). In Murang’a the 11 cases are from Kiharu (4), Kigumo (3), Kandara and Maragua (2) cases each.

In Kiambu the 10 cases are from Kiambu Town and Kikuyu (3) cases each, Lari (2), Thika and Gatundu South (1) case each. In Isiolo all the 10 cases are from Isiolo Town. In Meru the 9 cases are from Imenti North (6), Igembe North (2) and Tigania West (1).

In Kakamega the 8 cases are from Mumias West (6), Kakamega North and Matungu (1) case each. In Baringo, all the 6 cases are from Baringo Central. The 4 cases in Busia are all from Malaba, the 4 cases in Machakos are from Machakos Town (3) and Athi River (1), the 4 cases in Garissa are from Dadaab (3) and Garissa Town (1) and the 4 cases in Nandi are from Emgwen (3) and Chesumei (1).

In Kisumu the 3 cases are from Kisumu West (2) and Kisumu Central (1) while in Trans Nzoia the 3 cases are from Saboti (2) and Kiminini (1). In Siaya the 2 cases are from Alego Usonga and Ugunja (1) case each while in Makueni the 2 cases are from Makueni and Mbooni (1) case each, while the 2 cases in Turkana are from Turkana West.

The case in Taita Taveta is from Taveta, the case in Kisii is from Kitutu Chache South, the case in Kirinyaga is from Kirinyaga Central, the case in Nyeri is from Mukurweini, the case in Bungoma is from Kanduyi, the case in Homa Bay is from Homa Bay Town, the case in Vihiga is from Vihiga and the case in Kajiado is from Kajiado North.

Today 285 patients have today recovered from the disease, 242 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 43 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 75,559.

Sadly, 4 patients have lost their lives bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,633. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of those who have lost their loved ones.

Currently there are 844 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 5,916 on Home Based Isolation and Care. 52 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 24 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 25 on supplemental oxygen. 3 are on observation. Another 28 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen, out of whom 23 are in the general wards. 5 are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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