Kenya records 1065 new COVID19 cases,total infections now stands at 61769

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,7TH NOV,2020-The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has hit 61,769 after the Ministry of Health announced 1,065 new infections on Saturday.

The total number of samples tested so far went up by 7,386 to hit 737,749.

From the cases, 993 are Kenyans while 72 are foreigners. In terms of gender, 661 are male while while 404 are female.

The youngest patient is a three-year-old baby while the oldest is 104.

The cases are distributed across the country as follows:

Nairobi 263, Mombasa 181, Uasin Gishu 63, Nakuru 62, Kisumu 53, Kiambu 47, Kajiado 38, Kilifi 36, Kericho 30, Busia 30, Baringo 26, Kakamega 25, Nyeri 21, Turkana 21, Homabay 20, Trans Nzoia 18, Kwale 15, Nyandarua 13, Siaya 13, Nyamira 13, Machakos 12, Kisii 11, Meru 8, Laikipia 6, Murang’a 6, Bungoma 5, Tharaka Nithi 5, Kitui 4, Nandi 4, Bomet 4, Lamu 3, Elgeyo Marakwet 2, Isiolo 2, Vihiga 1, Kirinyaga 1, Migori 1, Embu 1 and Makueni 1.

In terms of Sub County Distribution; the 263 cases in Nairobi, are from Lang’ata (66), Dagoretti North (39), Westlands (26), Embakasi West (18), Dagoretti South (17), Ruaraka (15), Roysambu (12), Kamukunji and Starehe (11) cases each, Kibra (9), Embakasi South, Kasarani and Mathare (7) cases each, Embakasi North (6), Embakasi East and Makadara (5) cases each, Embakasi Central (2).

In Mombasa, the 181 cases are from Mvita (69), Nyali (45), Kisauni (31), Jomvu (18), Likoni (11) and Changamwe (7). In Uasin Gishu, the 63 cases are from Ainabkoi (54), Kesses (5), Kapseret (3) and
Turbo (1)

In Nakuru, the 62 cases are from Nakuru East (24), Nakuru North (13), Naivasha (8), Nakuru West (6), Molo and Rongai (5) cases each, Gilgil (1).

In Kisumu, the 53 cases are from Kisumu Central (45), Kisumu East (4), Nyando (3) and Nyakach (1).

In Kiambu, the 47 cases are from Thika (14), Kiambaa (7), Juja (6), Ruiru (5), Kabete, Kiambu Town and Kikuyu (4) cases each, Gatundu South, Lari and Limuru (1) case each. In Kajiado, the 38 cases are
from Kajiado East (23), Kajiado North (14) and Loitokitok (1).

In Kilifi, the 36 cases are from Kaloleni (16), Malindi (13), Rabai (3), Magarini (2), Kilifi North and Kilifi South (1) case each. In Kericho the 30 cases are from Ainamoi (15), Belgut (11), Bureti and Kipkelion East
(2) cases each. In Busia, the 30 cases are from Matayos (21), Teso North (5), Teso South (3) and Nambale (1).

In Baringo, all the 26 cases are from Baringo North. In Kakamega, the 25 cases are from Butere and Mumias West (7) cases each, Likuyani (4), Navakholo (3), Malava (2), Lurambi and Mumias West (1) case each.

In Nyeri, the 21 cases are from Mathira East and Nyeri Central (10) cases each, Mukurweini (1). In Turkana, all the 21 cases are from Turkana Central. In Homabay, the 20 cases are from Homabay Town (8), Rachuonyo South (5), Mbita (4), Ndhiwa (2) and Rangwe (1).

In Trans Nzoia, the 18 cases are from Saboti (15), Cherangany, Kiminini and Kwanza (1) case each. In Kwale, all the 15 cases are from Msambweni. The 13 cases in Nyandarua, are from Olkalou and Oljororok (5) cases each, Kinangop (3). The 13 cases in Siaya, are from Alego Usonga (6), Bondo, Gem and Rarieda (2) cases each, and Siaya Town (1) case.

The 13 cases in Nyamira, are from Borabu (6), Masaba (5) and Nyamira North (2). In Machakos, all the 12 cases are from Athi River. In Kisii, the 11 cases are from Kitutu Chache South (10) and Bonchari (1).

In Meru, the 8 cases are from Imenti North (4), Igembe Central (2), Imenti South and Tigania West (1) case each. In Laikipia, the 6 cases are from Laikipia East (4) and Laikipia West (2) while in Murang’a the 6 cases are from Kiharu (5) and Mathioya (1).

In Bungoma, the 5 cases are from Kanduyi (3) and Bumula (2), while in Tharaka Nithi, the 5 cases are from Tharaka South (4) and Chuka (1).

The 4 cases in Kitui, are from Kitui West (3) and Kitui Central (1). The 4 cases in Nandi are from Emgwen (3) and Chesumei (1) while all the 4 cases in Bomet, are from Sotik. In Lamu, all the 3 cases are from
Lamu West. In Elgeyo Marakwet, all the 2 cases are from Keiyo North while, all the 2 cases in Isiolo, are from Isiolo Town.

The case in Vihiga, is from Luanda, the case in Kirinyaga, is from Kirinyaga Central, the case, in Migori, is from Kuria West, the case in Embu is from Manyatta, and the case in Makueni, is from Kibwezi West.

888 people have also recovered from the disease, pushing the total tally of recoveries so far to 41,019.

64 of the new recoveries had been admitted to various hospitals across the country while 824 were under the Home-Based Isolation and care.

The total number of fatalities so far now stands at 1,103 after 10 patients succumbed between Friday and Saturday.

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