63 discharged marking Kenya’s highest COVID-19 recoveries in a day

Health workers at the Mbgathi District hospital wearing PPEs.

63 people were on Saturday discharged bringing the country’s total COVID-19 recoveries to 706.

According to the ministry of health, this was the highest number of registered COVID-19 recoveries in a day since the first case of the disease was recorded in the country on March 13th.

Meanwhile, four more patients died bringing the total number of Coronavirus related deaths to 83.

The country’s total COVID-19 infections are currently at 2,600 after 126 more people tested positive for the disease.

“From 3,632 samples tested in the last 24 hours 126 people have tested positive for Coronavirus. The total case load of positive cases in the country is now 2,600 from cumulative tests of 94,507,” said the Ministry of Health.

“The youngest positive case is one year old and the oldest is 76. 28 are females, and 98 are males,” it added.

Of the new cases, 56 are from Mombasa while 54 from Busia. Nairobi had 8 new infections, Migori three while Machakos, Kisumu, Nakuru, Uasin Gishu and Kajiado had one case each.

The Mombasa cases are distributed as follows:

Mvita – 18

Nyali – 15

Kisauni – 7

Jomvu – 7

Likoni – 6 and,

Changamwe – 3.