- The Head of State told the youth representatives drawn from across the country to emulate liberation heroes from across the globe whom he said led to the emancipation of their countries at very young ages
- Other speakers included African Union Special Envoy on Youth Aya Chebbi and UNFPA Kenya country representative Dr Ademola Olajide.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) says 416 of the recoveries are from the Home Based Care Program, while the rest were discharged from various hospitals.
As the coronavirus caseload in the country nears the 90,000 mark, 485 more patients have recovered..
In a Press Statement sent to news rooms, MoH says 199 more people have tested positive for the virus.
“From the cases, 177 are Kenyans while 22 are foreigners. In terms of gender 123 are males and 76 are females. The youngest is a three-year-old baby while the oldest is 90.”
Almost a Million Tests
The cases were recorded from a 2,416 sample collected in the last 24 hours.
While the case-load stands at 88,579, the total number of samples tested is 934,215.
MoH further says that 1,171 patients are admitted at various health facilities countrywide, while 8,127 are on Home Based Care.
The cases are in Nairobi (77), Mombasa (21), Busia (20), Uasin Gishu (19), Meru (11), Kiambu (9), West Pokot, Kilifi (7), Turkana (5), Laikipia, Narok, Kajiado (4), Murang’a (3), and Kakamega (2). Nakuru, Kisumu, Embu, Machakos, Siaya and Kwale has one case each.
The country’s total death toll rose by five more people to 1,531.