51 more Covid-19 cases confirmed

CS Kagwe announces 51 new Covid-19 cases

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

Kenya has 51 new more coronavirus cases.

The total number now stands at 963.

Health Cabinet Secretary released data showing that 1933 samples had been tested in the last 24 hours.

22 patients have been discharged raising number of recoveries to 358, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said.

According to the data released by CS Kagwe, most positive cases are between the ages of 20-39 years old.

The CS noted that this age group might not necessarily show symptoms of the novel coronavirus.

"The main age-group where infections are between ages 20-39. We call them ‘mosquitoes’ because a lot of them carry the virus but do not succumb to it," the Health CS said.

" Out of the 963 Covid-19 cases, 62% are male while 38% are female," he added.

CS Kagwe said that 182 out of the 214 Covid-19 cases detected at Kenya-Tanzania border points are foreigners.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

UDA and ANC announce 1st mega rally after Bomas 'earthquake'

UDA and ANC announce 1st mega rally after Bomas 'earthquake'

Ex-LinkedIn boss found dead at Nairobi hotel

Ex-LinkedIn boss found dead at Nairobi hotel

Secret midnight meeting that sealed Mudavadi-Ruto agreement

Secret midnight meeting that sealed Mudavadi-Ruto agreement

Hussein Mohamed speaks after appointment to DP Ruto’s Presidential Campaign team

Hussein Mohamed speaks after appointment to DP Ruto’s Presidential Campaign team

MP Jaguar’s open letter to President Uhuru after abandoning Jubilee for UDA

MP Jaguar’s open letter to President Uhuru after abandoning Jubilee for UDA

Details of post that got Makueni teacher arrested

Details of post that got Makueni teacher arrested

Meet the DCI Social Media team behind captivating posts

Meet the DCI Social Media team behind captivating posts

Mudavadi kicked out of One Kenya Alliance

Mudavadi kicked out of One Kenya Alliance

Senator Malala delivers the punch at Mudavadi's 'earthquake' event

Senator Malala delivers the punch at Mudavadi's 'earthquake' event