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Kenya records 195 new Covid-19 cases, 7 more deaths

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The Ministry of Health has announced 195 cases of COVID-19 tested from a sample pool of 1,852 tested in the last 24 hours.

The total of confirmed cases in the country has risen to 45,076 and the cumulative total of samples tested to 623,828.

The infections include 176 Kenyans and 19 foreigners. 137 patients are male while 58 are female.

The youngest patient is a five-month-old baby while the oldest is 75-years-old.

The total cases in ICU are 39, and 39 people are on supplemental oxygen.

The total number of people admitted in various health facilities are 1,084 while those under the Home based Isolation Care are 2,480.

The new cases are spread across the country as follows: Nairobi 99, Busia 18, Uasin Gishu 17, Meru 14, Mombasa 10, Kiambu 10, Murang’a 8, Nakuru 7, Kajiado 3, Kisumu 2, Machakos 2, Bungoma 1, Wajir 1, Kitui 1, Nyandarua 1 and Nandi 1.

Covid-19 testsIn terms of Sub County Distribution; In Nairobi, the 99 cases are from Westlands (15), Dagoretti North (10), Roysambu (9), Lang’ata (8), Embakasi East and Ruaraka (7) cases each, Makadara (6), Embakasi South, Kasarani and Starehe (5) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi Central, Embakasi West, Kamukunji and Kibra (4) cases each, Embakasi West (2). In Busia, the 18 cases are from Matayos (17) and Teso North (1).

In Uasin Gishu, the 17 cases are from Ainabkoi (9), Turbo (5), Kapseret, Moiben and Soy (1) Ccase each.

In Meru, the 14 cases are from Imenti North (11), Igembe North, Imenti Central and Tigania West (1) case each. In Mombasa, the 10 cases are from Jomvu and Mvita (4) cases each, Changamwe and Kisauni (1) case each.

In Kiambu, the 10 cases are from Kikuyu (4), Ruiru (2), Gatundu South, Kabete, Kiambaa and Lari (1) case each.

In Murang’a, the 8 cases are from Kigumo (7) and Kandara (1).

In Nakuru, the 7 cases are from Naivasha (4) and Nakuru East (3) while in Kajiado, the 3 cases are from Kajiado East, Kajiado North and Kajiado West (1) case each.

In Kisumu, all the 2 cases are from Kisumu Central, while in Machakos, all the 2 cases are from Athi River.

The case in Bungoma is from Kimilili, the case in Wajir, is from Wajir East, the case in Kitui, is from Kitui Central, the case in Nyandarua, is from Kinangop, and the case in Nandi, is from Chesumei.

MoH also announced 227 new recoveries, saying 146 were from the Home-Based Care Program while 81 were discharged from various hospitals.

So far, 32,084 people have recovered from the disease in Kenya.

The total number of fatalities now stands at 839 after 7 patients succumbed between Sunday and Monday.

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