Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Kenya records 536 COVID-19 cases from 6,036 samples


Kenya through the Ministry of Health has on Saturday recorded 536 new COVID-19 cases from 6,036 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

The new cases which represent a positivity rate of 8.9% now push the cumulative number of confirmed cases and samples in the country to 188,513 and 2,012,698 respectively.

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“Today 536 people have tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 6,036 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now 8.9%. Total confirmed positive cases are now 188,513 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 2,012,698.” Said MOH

A total of 336 patients recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, 236 of them coming from various health facilities across the country and 100 from home-based care. Cumulative number of recoveries now stand at 178,119.

Unfortunately, 3 patients have succumbed to the virus with all the deaths being late death reports in the month of July 2021. Cumulative number of fatalities now stand at 3,721.

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.

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