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Kenya’s coronavirus cases rise to 31,441 as 10 more succumb to virus

Making the announcement during the daily briefing on Thursday, Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi also revealed that another 378 patients have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 7,135.

Kenya has recorded another 426 Covid-19 cases from 5,158 samples tested in the past 24 hours, bringing the total national caseload to 31,441, Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi has announced.

Making the announcement Thursday afternoon, Dr Mwangangi also revealed that 257 patients recovered from Covid-19 in the same period, bringing the total number of recoveries to 17,869.

At the same time, 10 more patients succumbed to the disease. This brings Kenya’s total death toll to 516.

At the same time, Acting Director-General of Health Patrick Amoth revealed that four of the labs used for Covid-19 testing are down, resulting to delayed turnaround time.

Dr Amoth, however, said that the labs are expected to be back in operation in the next 24 hours.

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Source: Today NG | News Colony

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