210 new COVID-19 cases recorded, total cases now 38,378

Mutahi Kagwe
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe. [Photo courtesy]

Kenya on Tuesday recorded 210 more COVID-19 cases bringing the country’s total cases to 38,378.

In a press statement on Tuesday, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 3,604 samples were tested in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of samples tested so far to 545,019.

Of the new 210 cases, 10 were foreigners.

The youngest case was a six-month-old while the oldest was 91 years. 127 were male and 83 were female.

Another 59 patients were discharged, 49 from the home-based care programme and 10 from hospitals around the country bringing the total number of recoveries to 24,740.

Sadly, seven patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 707.

Nairobi leads with 55 cases followed by Kericho 36, Kitui 24, Kiambu 21, Nakuru 19, Mombasa 15, Kisumu 10, Kisii 8, Kilifi 6, Turkana 5, Embu 4, Wajir 2, Machakos 1, Kakamega 1, Kwale 1, Nandi 1 and Kajiado 1.