Kenya registers a further Covid-19 infection decline

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe. [Photo: Capital News]

September 6th 2020 – Kenya has today recorded a further decline in the Covid-19 infections, with only 83 new cases reported on Sunday. The new cases are from a sample size of 3, 093 tested in the last 24 hours. According to the Health Ministry in the country, 77 of the new cases are Kenyans while 6 are foreigners. The total number of confirmed national Covid-19 cases now stands at 35, 103.

In terms of distribution, the country registered the cases as follows:  Nairobi (27), Busia (15), Kisumu (12), Nakuru (7), Machakos (7), Kiambu (5), Laikipia (3), Kisii (3), Kirinyanga (1), Mombasa (1), Nyandarua (1) and Uasin Gishu (1).

The ministry also announced that 72 patients recovered from the virus, where 39 are from the home-based care program and 33 from various health facilities nationwide. The total registered recoveries in the country is 21, 230.

However, 3 more patients succumbed to the disease, raising the nation’s Covid-19 death toll to 597.

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