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COVID-19 cases in Kenya rise by 98, recoveries by 154

The Ministry of Health has on Tuesday confirmed 98 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours rising the number of confirmed cases to 98,432.

All the cases are from 3,369 samples tested in the last 24 hours rising the number of tests conducted so far to 1,094,647.

“Today 98 people have tested positive for the virus, from a sample size of 3,369 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 98,432 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country. The cumulative tests are now 1,097,647.” Said MOH

Distribution of the cases by Counties; Nairobi 49, Mombasa 14, Uasin Gishu 8, Kiambu 4, Kwale 3, Nakuru 3, Bungoma 2, Kisii 2, Kisumu 2, Turkana 2, Machakos 2, Kirinyaga 1, Laikipia 1, Kajiado 1, Kericho 1, Meru 1, Nandi 1 and Siaya 1.

At the same time, the country confirmed 154 recoveries, 144 of them being reported from home-based care with the rest from various hospitals across the country. The number of recoveries now stand at 81,255.

“154 patients have recovered from the disease, 144 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 10 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 81,255.” Said MOH

Three patients succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours rising the number of deaths from the disease to 1,716.

Berryl Achieng
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