• Fri. Oct 30th, 2020

The number of positive cases rises by 727

Byjess

Aug 1, 2020 ,

  • Kenya reports 727 new COVID-19 cases today following the testing of 6371 samples raising the number of positive cases to 21,363.
  • 696 of them are Kenyans
  • 31 of foreigners
  • 465 of them are male and 262 are female
  • The youngest being a 1 year old infant & 92 year old man being the oldest
  • 23 deaths  have been recorded today raising the mortality rate to 341
  • 254 patients have been released of which 166 of them are from hospitals & 88 from home based care facilities
  • Nairobi still leads with 470 positive cases while in Mombasa the number is declining

Renowned sociologist & lecturer at UoN Ken Ouko has passed away today at the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi due to Covid-19.His death brings the number of UoN lecturers who have passed away battling Covid-19 since the pandemic struck in march to 5.

He is among the 23 people who have passed away due to covid-19 today.

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