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Kenya records 834 new Covid-19 visas


Kenya has recorded 834 new Covid-19 cases after testing 8,498 samples in the last 24 hours.

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This number brings the total number of validated Covid-19 cases in the country to 158,326.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health stated that the prevalence rate in the country is now 9.8 percent.

Of that new number, 805 are nationals and 29 are foreign nationals.

Among them 499 people are male while 335 are female. The youngest victim is a 14-day-old child and the oldest is 100 years old.

The total number of samples examined in the country is 1,659,506.

Nairobi County continued to lead in the number of new infections with 246 cases followed by Kericho with 98 cases, Trans Nzoia 33, Nandi, Kakamega and Kisumu reporting 30 cases each.

Kitui and Uasin Gishu copied 28 cases each, Kilifi 25, Nakuru 23, Mombasa and Busia 22 cases each with Kiambu registering 21 cases.

Machakos had 19 cases, Baringo 18, Meru and Taita Taveta 16 cases each, Kisii 15, Bomet, Siaya and Migori 13 cases each, Garissa, Bungoma and Kajiado 12 cases each, Nyandarua 6, Murang’a and Vihiga cases 5 each, Tana River, Elgeyo Marakwet and Embu registered one case in each county.

Meanwhile 579 people have recovered from the Covid-19 virus in the country in the past 24 hours.

The total number of Covid-19 survivors in the country is now 107,882, of which 78,500 left the home-based care program and 29,382 were allowed to leave various health facilities across the country.

However 23 disasters have been reported in the country, with two occurring in the past 24 hours, 15 in the past one month and 6 being recorded in medical records.

The total death toll from Covid-19 in the country is now 2,688.

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