Kenya records 73 new Covid-19 cases, 11 fatalities

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. Photo/MoH

Kenya has confirmed 73 new Covid-19 cases, from a sample size of 2,001, bringing the country’s total caseload to 41,619. In a statement on Monday, the Ministry of Health said 593,199 cumulative tests have been conducted so far.

Of these cases, 46 are males and 27 are females, with 70 being Kenyans. The youngest is 17 years old and the oldest is 77 years old.

The Covid-19 fatalities have risen to 777, after 11 patients succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours. On the other hand, 97 patients have been discharged taking the country’s recovery total to 31,097. From the new recoveries, 66 were discharged from various health facilities and 31 from the home based care program.

Among the Counties, Nairobi has recorded the most new cases, with 34. Kilifi County has 18, Mombasa has 11, Busia has 4, Taita Taveta has 2, Kirinyaga, Kiambu, Meru and Uasin Gishu have 1 case each.