Kenya has recorded 690 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, bringing total number of confirmed cases in country to 22,053.

A statement issued by the Ministry of Health indicated that 5,393 samples were tested over the last 24 hours, bringing the total samples tested in the country to 315,723.

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Out of the new cases, 492 were male and 198 were female with 681 being Kenyans and 9 foreigners.

The youngest case is a a 6-month-old infant while the oldest is a 83-year-old, the statement added.

Also, 58 people recovered during under the same period, bringing total recoveries to 8,477.


Unfortunately, 5 people died from the virus in the last 24 hours, raising the number of fatalities to 369.

In terms of distribution, Nairobi led with 535 cases, Kiambu 56, Kajiado 28, Nyeri 24, Busia 9, Machakos 7, Kisumu 6, Nakuru 6, Embu 4, Garissa 4, Laikipia 3, Narok 3, and Bungoma, Kwale, Meru, Mombasa and Nyandarua with 1 case each.

In Nairobi County, Westlands led with 63 cases, Lang’ata 44, Dagoretti North 43, Embakasi East 40, Starehe 38, Kamukunji 32, Makadara 30, Embakasi South 29, Kasarani 27, Kibra 25, Embakasi West 23, Roysambu 21, Embakasi North 20, Mathare, Embakasi Central and Ruaraka with 19 each.

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In Kiambu County, Ruiru led with 15 cases, Gatundu South 12, Kikuyu 11, Limuru 6, Kiambu Town 4, Kiambaa 3, Juja 2, Kabete 2, and Lari 1.

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