Coronavirus Updates

Covid-19 cases rise to over 31 000 with deaths now at 506

Kenya on Wednesday recorded 379 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country’s total to 31,015, Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi has confirmed.

This was after a sample of 3,867 was tested in the last 24 hours.

From the new cases, 372 were Kenyans while seven were foreigners. A total of 223 were male and 156 were female.

Speaking during the daily Covid-19 briefing, Mwangangi said age wise, the youngest was a one -year-old infant while oldest was 87 years old.

Covid-19 testingSome 244 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 17,612.

A total of 168 of those discharged were from the home-based programme, while 76 were discharged from various health facilities.

However, 19 more patients succumbed to the virus, raising fatalities to 506.

A 28 year old with diabetes was among fatalities.

The CAS reiterated that Kenya is actively participating in vaccine trials. Not just for the coronavirus but other diseases such as HIV and Ebola.

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