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Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe. Photo Ministry of Health, Kenya


The Ministry of Health on Sunday announced that 324 more people in Kenya had tested positive for Covid-19, following the analysis of 4,392 samples in the last 24 hours.

This placed the country's positivity rate at 7.4 percent and the number of confirmed infections at 168,432.

Of the new patients, 298 were Kenyans and 26 foreigners, 223 male and 101 female, the youngest one year old and the oldest 91 years.

Kiambu County accounted for 84 of the new cases and was followed by Nairobi with 68, Homa Bay 28, Mombasa 27, Kisii 19, Nyeri 17, Kilifi 13, Isiolo and Meru seven each, and Kisumu and Uasin Gishu six each.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, in a statement to newsrooms, further reported 10 more deaths, raising the toll to 3,059.

Two of the deaths occurred in the last 24 hours while eight were confirmed after the audit of facility records over the last one month.

CS Kagwe also announced that 85 more people recovered from the disease, 53 of them under home-based isolation and care and 32 in hospital.

The total number of recoveries rose to 114,537, he said, adding that as of Sunday, 1,084 patients had been hospitalised at facilities countrywide while 4,751 were being treated at home.

Of those in hospital, 121 were in intensive care units (ICU), 25 of whom are on ventilator support, 68 on supplemental oxygen and 28 patients under observation. - CGTN (With input from Ministry of Health Kenya)

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