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63 more test positive for Covid-19, as 3 succumbs to the virus

226 recoveries record today

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during a recent Covid-19 briefing

The Ministry of Health through CS Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed 63 new cases of the novel Coronavirus from a sample size of 2, 134 in the last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the country stand at 98,334.

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The cumulative tests are now at 1,094,278.

The distribution of the new cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 43, Kakamega 3, Makueni 3, Kilifi 3, Busia 2, Kiambu 2, Murang’a 2, Laikipia 2, Nyeri 1, Nakuru 1 and Machakos 1.

226 patients have recovered from the disease, 221 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 5 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 81,101.

However, on a sad note, 3 patients have lost their lives to the disease, pushing the cumulative fatalities to 1,713.

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