682 patients recover pushing total COVID-19 recoveries to 5,122

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe.

682 COVID-19 patients recovered from the deadly disease to push the total COVID-19 recoveries in the country to 5,122.

Of the new recoveries, 562 had been under home-based care while 120 were discharged from hospitals, marking the highest number of hospital discharges since the first case of the virus was reported in the country in March.

Meanwhile, the number of infections jumped to 13,353 on Sunday after 603 more people tested positive for the disease with Nairobi taking the bulk share of the new infections.

Nairobi is leading with 441 cases, Kiambu 44, Kajiado 29, Mombasa 22, Nakuru 17, Kilifi 10, Busia 7, Machakos 6, Kisii 6, Makueni 5, Muranga 3, Nyeri 2, Bungoma 2, Kakamega 1, Kericho 1, Kisumu 1, Kwale 1, Lamu 1, Narok 1, Tharaka Nithi 1, Garissa 1 & Uasin Gishu 1.

“In terms of gender 361 are males and 242 are females. The youngest is a 7 month old infant, while the oldest is 86 years,”said the Ministry of Health.

Unfortunately, nine more people died from the disease, bringing total number of COVID-19 fatalities in the country to 234.

Kenya currently has a total of 7,997 active COVID-19 cases.