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.