Kenya has recorded 141 new COVID-19 cases within the last 24 hours after 3,307 samples were tested. Tally is now at 37,489.
5 patients have however succumbed to the virus bringing the tally for recoveries to 669.
Speaking during the daily COVID-19 briefings from Thika, Health CAS Dr Mercy Mwangangi intimated that the youngest of the new cases was a four-year-old infant while the oldest was 74 years old.
Ultimately, Trans Nzoia leads with the rate of positivity by recording 28 cases in the last 24 hours.
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County distribution is as follows: Nakuru 24, Nairobi 14, Migori 8, Turkana 5, Bungoma 2, Murang’a, Busia, Nyeri and Vihiga 1 case each.
On a brighter note, 81 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 24,334.
12 out of the recoveries were from home-based programs while 69 were discharged from various health facilities across the country.
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