Today 735 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the Country from a sample size of 5,758 in the last 24 hours bringing positivity rate to 12.8 per cent. The total number of confirmed positive cases now stands at 160,053 while cumulative tests conducted so far is at 1,675,310. Out of the new infections 634 are Kenyans while 101 are foreigners.
This comes just hours after workers celebrated labour day which was hosted at State House, where the head of state ordered the reopening of five Counties which have been under lockdown for sometime. Ministry Of Health confirmed that 224 patients recovered from the disease, 47 from health facilities, while 177 from home based and Isolation care.
Unfortunately the Country lost 20 patients to the disease in the last 24 hours pushing death toll to 2,744. In terms of Counties Nairobi recorded 175 cases followed by Mombasa which recorded 61 new cases. From our news desk we send our heartfelt condolences to the families who lost their loved ones.
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