COVID19:Kenya records 960 new cases,pushes the total to 17,603

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,26TH JULY,2020-Kenya has recorded 960 new coronavirus cases pushing the country’s total caseload so far to 17,603.

According to  a statement issued on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said the new infections were recorded following testing of 8,261 samples within the last 24 hours.

Out of the 960 new cases, Nairobi has the highest share with 510 new infections followed by Kajiado (102), Kiambu (100), Machakos (58), Mombasa (48), Busia (21), Garissa (17), Uasin Gishu (15), Kisumu (14), Nakuru (12) and Narok (10).

At the same time, two more patients have succumbed to the disease, raising the number of fatalities recorded in the country so far to 280.

A total of 169 more patients have also recovered from the disease, 83 of them being discharged from hospitals while 86 were under home-based care. This now brings the cumulative number of recoveries to 7,743.

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