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COVID-19 cases surpass 7,000 mark after 247 more test positive

COVID-19 cases surpass 7,000 mark after 248 more test positive

247 people have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total number of coronavirus cases in Kenya to 7,188.

The cases are out of 4,147 samples that were tested in the past 24 hours, according to the Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rashid Aman.

“Our cumulative samples tested so far now stands at 180,206. From today’s cases 242 are Kenyans while 5 are foreigners, & 164 are males, and 83 females. The youngest is a one year old infant while the oldest is 100,” Said Health CAS Aman.

Two more COVID-19 patients have succumbed to the virus as death-toll hits 154, CAS Aman said, adding that 39 have been discharged after recovery, raising total recoveries to 2,148.

Out of the July 3 update, Nairobi is leading with 153 cases followed by Mombasa with 35.

Other Counties leading in the coronavirus cases include; Kajiado 15, Busia 12, Kiambu 12, Uasin Gishu 4, Machakos 4, Garissa 4, Murang’a 2, Nakuru 2, Siaya 2, Lamu 1, and Nyamira 1.

Mombasa cases are in Mvita 17, Likoni 6, Changamwe 4, Kisauni 3, Jomvu 3 and Nyali 2.

Kiambu cases are in Kiambaa 6, Ruiru 3, Thika 2, and Kikuyu 1 while Uasin Gishu cases are in Ainabkoi 2, Kapseret 1 and Turbo 1.

Kajiado cases are in Kajiado East 10, Kajiado North 4 & Kajiado Central 1 while Busia cases are in Teso South 8, Teso North 2 and Matayos 2.

Machakos cases are in Athi River and Garissa cases are in Daadab 2 and Garissa Township 2.

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