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Kenya has recorded 1,068 new cases and 12 deaths

  • The highest number of cases recorded in the month of October.
  • The youngest patient is a six-month-old baby while the oldest is 96 years.
  • Nairobi county has recorded 305 cases

Kenya has recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases in a day after it recorded 1,068 cases between Wednesday and Thursday.

From the 1,068 cases, 1,044 are Kenyans while 24 are foreigners and 666 are male while 402 are female. In terms of age, the youngest patient is a six-month-old baby while the oldest is 96 years.

The cases were recorded from a 7,556 sample size, the total number of tested samples in the country now stands at 640,225 samples.

The cases are distributed across the country as follows: Nairobi 305, Nakuru 137, Mombasa 74, Kisumu 60, Kericho 58, Nandi 48, Uasin Gishu 48, Kakamega 47, Kilifi 34, Kisii 28, Laikipia 26, Turkana 22, Meru 20, Kajiado 18, Kiambu 18, Garissa 15, Busia 14, Machakos 14, West Pokot 12, Murang’a 9, Migori 9, Bomet 6, Isiolo 6, Nyamira 6, Siaya 5, Narok 4, Nyeri 4, Wajir 4, Bungoma 3, Trans Nzoia 3, Kirinyaga 3, Baringo 3, Elgeyo Marakwet, Lamu, Nyandarua, Taita Taveta and Embu 1 case each.

290 patients have recovered; 235 from the Home-Based Care Program while 55 have been discharged from various hospitals in the country. Total recoveries now stand at 33,050.

The Ministry of Health has also announced 12 new COVID-19 fatalities raising the death toll to 870.

 


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