Coronavirus Updates

Covid-19 : Total cases rise to 34 057 as two more succumb to the virus

263 people have tested positive for the new coronavirus in Kenya, among them 4 foreigners, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Sunday.

The cases which include 180 males and 83 females aged between 1 and 83-years-old push the country’s total caseload to 34,057.

The cases were from a pool of 4,424 samples and push the total number of samples tested so far to 450,146.

The cases are spread out across the country as follows:

Nairobi (81), Kiambu (26), Embu (20), Makueni (18), Nakuru (15), Nyeri (13), Taita Taveta (10), Busia (10), Mombasa (9), Garissa (8), Kajiado (7), Kisii (6), Tana River (5), Migori (4), Machakos (3), Lamu (3), Narok (3), Kisumu (2), Baringo (2)Bomet (2), Laikipia, Meru and Muranga (2) cases each, Siaya, Vihiga, Isiolo, and Kiifi (1) case each.

Kenya has also announced 98 recoveries, pushing the total number of recoveries so far to 19,688.

79 of the new recoveries were from patients under the home-based care system while 19 were discharged from various hospitals.

Further, the Ministry of Health announced 2 new coronavirus fatalities.

So far, Kenya has recorded 574 coronavirus deaths.

Also in other news;

42-year-old “bibi” who wanted to marry Class 8 pupil arrested in Migori

A 42-year-old woman accused of defiling a Class 8 pupil has been arrested.

The suspect was found with the 14-year-old boy at her home in Nyamaraga, Suna West Sub County on Saturday evening.

Woman arrestedArea Assistant Chief Evance Nyarube said he got a report from irate residents who complained about her alleged relationship with the teenager.

According to him, the boy’s parents had repeatedly warned the two against having a relationship but their demands fell on deaf ears. Learn more………………..

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