TThe number of COVID 19 positive cases in the country are really increasing from day to day. The countrywide COVID 19 measures imposed by President Uhuru Kenyatta will be ending on Saturday this week. According to the Ministry of Health, today 1,068 people have tested positive out of 7,398 samples and also a positivity rate of 14.4% has been recorded.
In terms of county distribution, Nairobi has been leading with the highest number of COVID 19 positive cases in the last three weeks. Today, Nairobi registered 489 cases, Mombasa 77, Migori 60, Uasin Gishu 57, Kilifi 37, Kiambu 34, Nakuru 33, Kajiado 29, Homa Bay 27, Kirinyaga 26, Busia 21, Murang'a 16, Laikipia 16, Kitui 15, Machakos 12, Nyandarua 11, Kisumu 10, Siaya 9, Baringo 9, Nyeri 9, Marsabit 8, Embu 8, Nandi 8, Kakamega 6, Garissa 5, Kericho 5, Isiolo 3, Meru 3, Samburu 3, Taita Taveta 3, Vihiga 3, Kisii 2, West Pokot 2, Lamu 2, Mandera 2, Trans Nzoia 1 and Bungoma 1.
Today 398 patients have recovered from the disease out of the 255 are from the Home_Based Isolation and Care program while 143 patients are from various health facilities across the country. Unfortunately 15 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the total cumulative fatalities to 3,910.
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