Kenya’s Covid-19 cases reached 22,597 after 544 more cases were confirmed on Monday from 2,656 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
The Kenya Ministry of Health, also announced that fatalities have risen to 382 after 13 more patients succumbed to the virus.
“We are happy to inform that 263 patients have been discharged from various hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,740. We congratulate our health care workers for this effort,” Health CAS Rashid Aman said in a statement
According to the CAS, 10 of those who died had underlying conditions, among them being a nurse, Marian Awuor Adumbo, from Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.
“Our sincere condolences to the families and friends of nurse, Marian Awuor Adumbo who succumbed to Covid-19 at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital yesterday evening. May her soul rest in peace,” Dr Aman said.
Of the new cases, Nairobi county led with 412 cases. Langata recorded the highest number of infections in the county after posting 50 cases followed by Westlands 48, Dagoretti North 43 and Embakasi East 37.