Kenya records 112 Covid recoveries in the last 24 hours

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe on an earlier COVID-19 briefing [Photo: Ministry of Health]

Feb, 8th 2021 – Kenya has recorded a total of 112 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours, with 84 from the 84 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care and 28 from different hospitals in the country.

The country’s total number of recoveries stand at 84, 473.

However the Health Ministry has announced 125 new COVID-19 new cases, from a sample size 1953 tested, pushing the cumulative fatalities to 101, 944.

From the cases, 72 are Kenyans while 53 are foreigners; 69 are females and 56 are males.

The youngest is a one-year-old child while the oldest is 75.

Across the nation, the cases are distributed as follows: Nairobi 94, Kiambu 5, Laikipia 5, Kajiado 3, Kericho 3, Kilifi 3, Kwale 3, Mombasa 2, Nakuru 2, Machakos 1, Nyandarua 1, Kakamega 1, Trans Nzoia 1 and Uasin Gishu 1.

In terms of Sub County distribution; the 94 cases in Nairobi are from Dagoretti North 13, Westlands 12, Kamukunji, Kasarani and Lang’ata 8 cases each, Roysambu 6, Mathare and Starehe 5 cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi East, Embakasi South, Makadara and Ruaraka 4 cases each, Embakasi Central and Embakasi West 3 cases each, Kibra 2, Embakasi North 1.

Seven persons have succumbed to the disease bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1, 786.

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