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16 Deaths Recorded as Kenya’s Covid-19 Infections Rise by 945

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The cumulative Covid-19 death toll in Kenya is now at 3,926 after 16 patients succumbed to the virus, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has announced.

The Covid-19 infections have ideally risen by 945 in 24 hours after 7,295 samples were tested. The country’s caseload is now at 201,954.

This brings the cumulative tests so far conducted to 2,124,274 with the positivity rate now at 13.0%.

Of the new cases, 910 are Kenyans while 35 are foreigners, with 481 being males and 464 being females. The youngest is an 11-month-old baby while the oldest is aged 100 years.

On a good note, 216 patients have recovered from the virus, 64 from various health care facilities while 152 from the home-based care program. The cumulative recoveries are now at 188,438.

Read: Kenya Records 664 New Covid-19 Cases As 16 Succumb

A total of 1,432 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 3,975 are under the home-based isolation and care program.

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Written by Mercy Auma

Passionate about human interest stories and politics. Email news@kahawatungu.com

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