Kenya has announced 488 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours after 5,831 samples were tested. The country’s caseload is now at 174,773.
Of the new cases, 481 Kenyans while 7 are foreigners. Also, 315 are male while 173 are females.
This brings Kenya’s Covid-19 positivity rate to 8.4% with the cumulative tests so far conducted now at 1,858,443.
Sadly, Covid-19 deaths have risen by 16 bringing the cumulative death toll in the country to 3,378.
Also, 343 patients have recovered from the virus bringing the cumulative recoveries to 118,621. Of these, 69 were from various hospital facilities across the country while 274 were from home-based care.
Currently, there are 969 patients in various health facilities across the country, with 4,827 individuals registered in the Home Based Isolation and Care program.