Kenya records 176 new Covid-19 cases

covid-19Health CAS Rashid Aman during the daily Covid-19 briefing at Afya House on Friday, April 24, 2020.

Kenya on Tuesday recorded 176 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country’s total confirmed cases to 6,366.

The cases were recorded from 2,419 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours.

The cases were announced by Health CAS Rashid Aman.

He said Kenya’s cumulative tests now stand at 168,696.  

Aman said a total of 26 patients have been discharged, bringing the number of coronavirus recoveries in the country to 2,039.

On a sad note, another four more patients died, raising the total fatalities to 148.

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The cases are distributed in the counties as follows; Nairobi 99, Mombasa 20, Kiambu 17, Migoiri 13, Uasin Gishu 10, Kajiado 4, Busia 4, Kilifi 3, Makueni 2, Machakos, Narok, Kisumu, and Kakamega have one case each.

In Nairobi, the cases are distributed as follows, Dagoretti North 24, Starehe 16, Westlands, 15. Embakasi East 13, Kibra (7), Makadara (5), Kasarani (4), Langata, (3), Embakasi Central (2), Dagoretti South, Embakasi South, Mathare and Roysambu have one (1) case each.

In Mombasa, the cases are in; Mvita (7), Kisauni (5), Changamwe (5), Jomvu (2), and Likoni (1) case. In Kiambu, the 17 cases are in; Kiambaa (7), Kikuyu (5), Ruiru (3), Juja and Thika one (1) case each.

In Migori, the 13 cases are in Kuria West (11) and Suna East (2). In Uasin Gishu, cases are in Ainabkoi (7) and Turbo (3).

In Kajiado, the cases are in Kajiado East (2) and Kajiado North (2). In Busia, the cases are in Matayos (2) and Teso North (2). In Kilifi, the cases are in Kilifi North (2) and Magarini (1). In Makueni, the (2) cases are in Kibwezi West. Machakos case is in Athi River. Narok case is in Narok West, Kisumu case is in Kisumu Central and Kakamega case is in Malava.

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