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Kenya records 321 new coronavirus cases and 4,328 recoveries

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Kenya on Wednesday recorded 321 new Covid-19 cases bringing the country’s total caseload to 39,907.

This was from a sample of 4,342 tested in the last 24 hours.

The Ministry of Health in a statement confirmed 309 were Kenyans while 12 were foreigners.

Age-wise, the youngest is a nine -month-old infant while the oldest is 88 years.

On a positive note, 4,328 patients have been discharged after successful recoveries raising the country’s recovery total to 31,659.

Out of this, 4,222 were discharged from the home-based care program while 106 were from various health facilities.

Sadly, five patients succumbed to the disease bringing the country’s fatalities to 748.

Cumulative tests are now 569,678. From the cases, 183 are males and 138 females.

Mutahi KagweDistribution of the cases by counties is as follows; Nairobi 109, Nakuru 37, Trans Nzoia 32, Mombasa 31, Kisumu 16, Narok 16, Kisii 15, Uasin Gishu 12, Meru 9, Kilifi 8, Kiambu 7, Siaya 5, Laikipia 5, Kajiado 4, Kericho 3, Machakos 2, Migori 2, Bomet, Homa Bay, Kitui, Lamu, Marsabit, Nandi, Nyandarua and Tharaka-Nithi have one each.

In terms of Sub County Distribution; the 109 cases in Nairobi, are from Kibra (30), Langata (14), Westlands (12), Embakasi East (10), Roysambu (9), Embakasi West (6), Makadara (5), Embakasi South (4 ), Dagoretti North, Embakasi Central, Ruaraka and Starehe (3) cases each, Dagoretti South and Kasarani (2) cases each, and cases each, Embakasi North, Kamukunji and Mathare (1) case each, In Nakuru, the 37 cases are from Nakuru East (15), Naivasha (11), Nakuru West (9) and Nakuru North (2).

In Trans Nzoia, the 32 cases are from Kiminini (18), Saboti (12), and Kwanza (2). In Mombasa, the 31 cases are from Jomvu (13), Mvita (12), Kisauni and Likoni (2) cases each, Changamwe and Nyali (1) case each. In Kisumu, the 16 cases are from Kisumu Central (11), Kisumu East and Kisumu West (2) cases each, Nyando (1). In Narok the 16 cases are from Transmara (12), Narok North (3) and Transmara West (1). In Kisii the 15 cases are from Kitutu Chache South (9), Kitutu Chache North ( 4 ), Bonchari and Nyaribari Chache (1) case each.

In Uasin Gishu the 12 cases are from Kesses (4), Turbo (3), Kapseret and Moiben (2) cases each and Ainamoi (1).