Kenya records 559 new coronavirus cases, 18 deaths

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Kenya on Monday reported 559 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 70,804.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said on Monday that the new cases are from a sample size of 3,074. The cumulative tests done to date are 793,026.

Another 478 patients have recovered while another 18 patients have died bringing the total number of fatalities to 1,287.

From these number, 337 recoveries were reported from home-based care while 141 patients have been discharged from various hospitals.

Distribution   of   the   cases  by Counties is   as  follows; Nairobi 278,  Meru 82,  Kilifi 41,  Mombasa 41  Kiambu 27, Machakos 16,  Uasin Gishu 15,  Kajiado 9, Isiolo 8,  Nyeri 6, Busia 4, Kakamega 4, Tharaka Nithi 4,  Garissa 3, Muranga 3 and Mandera 3.

Kwale has 2, Marsabit 2, Nakuru 2,  Kirinyaga 1, Vihiga 1, Homabay 1, Taita Taveta 1,  West Pokot 1, Tana River 1, Kitui 1, Kisumu 1 and Elgeyo Marakwet 1.

Langata led with 42 cases in Nairobi.

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