On Friday, 25th September, the Ministry of Health announced that the country has registered 218 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours.

This was after analysis of 5,424 samples during the same period. Kenya has cumulatively tested 532,729 individuals, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement.

The latest figures now pushes the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 37,707.

At the same time, 13 more patients have succumbed to Covid-19 related infections, raising the death toll to 682.

On a good note, 170 have been discharged, 79 from the home-based care programme and 91 from different health facilities.

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As of today, the total number of people who have who have recovered from Covid-19 stands at 24,504.

Of the new cases, 210 are Kenyans while eight are foreigners, with 159 being males and 59 females.

The youngest patient is a one-year-old infant while the oldest is 78 years.

The cases are spread out in Nairobi 68 cases followed by Kisii with 28, Mombasa (21), Kisumu (19), Kiambu (13), Kajiado (11), Busia (10), Machakos (eight), Tharaka Nithi (six), Garissa (six), Taita Taveta (five), Nakuru (four), Uasin Gishu (three), Narok, Laikipia, Kakamega and Kericho (two) cases each.

Homabay, Murang’a, Bomet, Kilifi, Makueni, Migori, Nyandarua and Nyeri counties registered a case each.

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Robert Mwangi

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