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246 new Covid-19 cases in Kenya, total now stands at 32,803

5 more succumb to the disease

Health CAS Rashid Aman during a past Covid-19 press briefing. The Ministry of Health has advised persons living with Sickle Cell Anemia to stock up on their medication

Kenya has confirmed 246 new Covid-19 cases detected over the last 24 hours.

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The new cases were confirmed after 4,149 samples were tested at various labs around the country. The total cumulative number of tests conducted so far is 429,513.

The country's case load now stands at 32,803.

Of the new infections, 241 were Kenyan nationals while 5 were foreigners with the youngest infectee having been a two-year-old and the eldest a 77-year-old.

Distribution by county was as follows: Nairobi (75), Kiambu (28), Kisumu (18), Machakos (16), Garissa (13), Lamu (10), Migori (9), Turkana (9), Uasin Gishu (8), Mombasa (7), Taita Taveta (7), Nyeri (6), Kilifi (5), Murang'a, Laikipia and Kitui (4 each), Kajiado and Kwale (3 each), Makueni, Embu, Nakuru, Nandi and Baringo (2 each), Bugoma, Busia, Kakamega, Nyamira and Tana River (1 case each).

Deaths & Recoveries

160 more people were discharged from home-based care and from hospitals bringing the total number of recoveries to 19,055.

Kenya's fatalities now stands at 559 after five more people succumbed to the disease.

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