Kenya's Covid-19 positivity rate on Tuesday dropped to 5.2 per cent after the country recorded 345 new Covid-19 cases from a sample size of 6,686 tested in the last 24 hours. Of the cases recorded Tuesday, 339 are Kenyans while six are foreigners, with 195 being males and 150 being females. This now brings the total number of positive cases to 160,904, and the cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,688,106. The country lost 24 patients to the disease with one having occurred in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 2,805. A total of 1,230 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 6,654 patients are on home-based isolation and care.
Source: The Star May 04, 2021 14:53 UTC