Kenya has recorded 397 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 14,168.
According to Health Ministry CAS Rashid Aman, the 397 cases were detected from 3,637 samples that were tested over the same period of time.
“389 are Kenyans while 8 are foreigners. In terms of gender, males are 236 while females are 161,” said Dr. Aman.
Today, the youngest patient is a one-year-old infant while the oldest is a 90-year-old.
Speaking during the daily COVID-19 press briefing at Afya House, Dr. Aman also revealed that 642 patients have recovered from COVID-19. 587 of the recoveries were from the COVID-19 home-based care program while 55 were discharged from various hospitals across the country.
Unfortunately, a record 12 patients have succumbed to the disease, as death toll due to COVID-19 climbs to 250.