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COVID-19 cases in Kenya rise by 63 to 98,334

Kenya has in the last 24 hours recorded 63 COVID-19 cases from 2,134 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

The new cases now bring to 98,334 the number of confirmed cases and 1,094,278 the cumulative number of samples tested since the first case was confirmed in the country.

“63 people have tested positive for the virus, from a sample size of 2,134 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 98,334 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country. 93% of the new confirmed cases are asymptomatic. The cumulative tests are now 1,094,278.” Said MOH

Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 43, Kakamega 3, Makueni 3, Kilifi 3, Busia 2, Kiambu 2, Murang’a 2, Laikipia 2, Nyeri 1, Nakuru 1 and Machakos 1.

On a positive note, 226 patients have recovered from the disease, 221 of them being home-based care patients and 5 from various hospitals across the country. This now brings to 81,101 the number of recoveries in the country.

“226 patients have recovered from the disease, 221 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 5 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 81,101.” Said MOH

Unfortunately, 3 more patients succumbed to the virus rising the number of deaths from the virus to 1,713.

Berryl Achieng
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