Three Coronavirus patients die as Kenya's cases hit 607

By Vincent Kejitan | Thursday, May 7th 2020 at 16:23
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The Ministry of Health on Thursday announced that three Coronavirus patients had died.

This brings the number of deaths in Kenya to 29.

In the last 24 hours, 632 samples were tested and out of this, 25 tested positive for COVID-19.

This means that the number of cases in the country now stands at 607.

Out of the 25, 22 are Kenyans while the other three are from Uganda, Tanzania and China.

In terms of distribution: Nairobi 17Wajir 2 Kajaido 2Mombasa 1Migori 1Isiolo 1 Nakuru 1

In terms of distribution in Nairobi: Eastleigh 9Kawangware 2Parklands 2Riruta 1South C 1Umoja 1Juja Road 1

The one case in Mombasa is from Likoni while the Nakuru case is from Solai.

In terms of gender, 21 are male while 4 are female.

The good news is that seven more patients have been discharged, bringing the number of recoveries to 197.

Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman further added that from now henceforth all cross-border truck drivers are required to be tested at the point of origin of their journey and obtain a certificate showing they are Covid-19 free.

There will be reciprocal arrangements between Kenya-Tanzania and Kenya-Uganda on this.

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