Kenya on Wednesday recorded 544 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country’s total to 19, 125, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed.
The new positives were drawn from the 5, 259 people whose samples were tested within 24 hours.
This brings the country’s cumulative total tests to 289, 759.
Speaking during the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council headquarters in Nairobi, Kagwe said in terms of gender, 340 were male and 204 were female.
On a positive note, 113 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 8, 021.
However, 12 more patients succumbed to the virus, raising fatalities in the country to 311.