Kenya’s COVID-19 cases rise by 263
Kenya’s number of documented coronavirus cases rose to 34,057 after an additional 263 were reported Sunday from 4,424 tested samples within 24 hours.
A status update by the country’s health ministry indicated 450,146 samples had been analysed since March.
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the new cases were diagnosed among 83 females and 180 males with the youngest patient being a one year-old baby. The oldest is aged 83.
The country’s recovery toll now stood at 19,688 after 98 more people were cleared including 113 who were undergoing home-based care.
Kagwe also announced the death of two more patients who succumbed to COVID-19 raising the virus death toll to 574.