One more patient succumbs to Corona virus in Siaya County

One more patient succumbs to Corona virus in Siaya County

12 April, 2020

The ministry of health through CS. Mutahi Kagwe has announced 6 more new Corona virus cases have been confirmed bringing the total infections to 197. This has been obtained from a total of 766 samples tested in the past 24 hours. 5 of the six are male while 1 is female with 5 being Kenyan while 1 a foreigner. The age range lies between 25 and 59 years.

The cases are distributed in Nairobi with 4, 1 from Mombasa and 1 from Siaya.

2 of the confirmed cases have a history of recent travel from the Middle East with while 1 had visited Mombasa recently. The remaining 3 have no travel history

Fortunately, 1 more patient rcovered within the same period resulting in a total of 25 recoveries. However 1 patient succumbed to the disease resulting in a total of 8 deaths. The deceased is said to come from Siaya county. Contact tracing is on-going, said the CS.