Kenya on Thursday recorded 788 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country’s total to 19,913, Health CAS Rashid Aman has confirmed.
The new positives were drawn from the 5,521 people whose samples were tested within 24 hours.
This brings the country’s cumulative total tests to 295,280.
From the new cases, 785 were Kenyans while three were foreigners.
In terms of gender, 475 were male and 313 were female. Age wise, the youngest was a one year old infant while oldest was 89 years old.
Speaking during the Covid-19 briefing in Nairobi, Aman said 100 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 8,121.
Eight of those discharged were from home based program while 92 were discharged from various health facilities.
However, 14 more patients succumbed to the virus raising fatalities in the country to 325.