Kenya Records 19 Cases of COVID-19 in the Past 24 Hours.

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed 19 positive cases for COVID-19 out of a sample size of 1,262 tested in the past 24 hours, bringing the positivity rate to 1.5 per cent.

Of the cases, 15 are Kenyans while 4 are foreigners; 10 are females and 9 are males, while the youngest is a 4-year-old and the oldest is 78 years.

Total confirmed positive cases are now 337,985 out of 3,840,859cumulative tests.

The infections were distributed across five counties. Nairobi leads with 10 cases followed by Uasin Gishu 5, Kajiado 2, Kiambu and Nakuru had one case each.

At the same time, 20 patients recovered from the disease all from the Home Based and Isolation Care Program pushing the total recoveries to 332,1800.

No deaths were however recorded within the said period, hence cumulative fatalities still stand at 5,673.

“There are 25 patients currently admitted in our health facilities, while 107 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program,” noted Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe in a statement to newsrooms.

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