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Kenya Records 388 New Covid-19 Cases With Six Deaths

by Zablon Ondari
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The Ministry of Health has confirmed 388 new Covid-19 cases from 4,287 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of those infected to 41,546.

The cumulative number of samples tested so far stands at 591, 198.

In a statement issued on Sunday, 11th October, the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said that from the new cases, 383 are Kenyans while five are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 284 are male and 104 are female while the youngest case is four-year-old and the oldest is 85.

The CS noted that 63 patients had recovered from the disease, where 23 of them are from the home-based care programme, while 40 are from various hospitals, bringing to 31,000 the total number of recoveries.

Six patients have succumbed to the disease raising the number of deaths to 766.

Distribution of Cases in Counties:

Nakuru leads with 86, Nairobi 84, Mombasa 51, Trans Nzoia 49, Kiambu 29, Kisumu 17, Kericho 11, Meru 10, Busia 10, Bungoma 8, Machakos 7, Garissa 5, Kajiado 3, Tharaka Nithi 3, Nyamira 3, Nyeri 2, Siaya 2, Makueni 2, Nandi 2, Kwale 2, and Nyandarua 2.

Distribution of Cases in Sub-Counties:

The 86 cases in Nakuru, are from Nakuru East (24), Gilgil (22), Naivasha (20), Nakuru West (7), Rongai (4), Kuresoi North (3), Kuresoi South and Subukia (2) cases each, Molo and Nakuru North (1) case each.

In Nairobi, the 84 cases are from Lang’ata (13), Embakasi Central, Kamukunji and Makadara (8) cases each, Kasarani, Kibra and Westlands (6) cases each, Dagoretti South and Embakasi West (5) cases each, Dagoretti North and Embakasi East (4) cases each, Embakasi South (3), Embakasi North, Roysambu and Ruaraka (2) cases each, Mathare and Starehe (1) case each.

In Mombasa, the 51 cases are from Kisauni (20), Jomvu (16), Mvita (10), Changamwe (3), Likoni and Nyali (1) case each. In Trans Nzoia, all the 49 cases are from Saboti. In Kiambu, the 29 cases are from Thika (18), Lari (4), Gatundu North, Kiambaa and Ruiru (2) cases each, Githunguri (1). In Kisumu, the 17 cases are from Kisumu Central (13) and Kisumu East (4).

In Kericho, the 11 cases are from Ainamoi (8) and Belgut (3). In Meru, the 10 cases are all from Imenti North, while in Busia, the 10 cases are all from Matayos.
In Bungoma, the 8 cases are from Kanduyi (3), Kimilili and Tongaren (2) cases each and Bumula (1) case.

In Machakos, the 7 cases are from Athi River and Machakos Town (3) cases each and Matungulu (1).

In Garissa, the five cases are from Garissa Town (4) and Ijara (1). In Kajiado, the three cases are from Kajiado Central, Kajiado East and Kajiado North with (1) case each. In Tharaka Nithi, the three cases are from Igambang’ombe (2) and Chuka (1). In Nyamira, the 3 cases are all from Nyamira North.

In Nyeri, the two cases are all from Nyeri Central, in Siaya the two cases are all from Rarieda, while the two cases in Makueni, are all from Kibwezi West. In Nandi all the two cases are from Chesumei, in Kwale all the two are from Msambweni and in Nyandarua all the two cases are from Kinangop.

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