Kenyan Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe today confirmed 189 new Covid-19 cases out of a total of 1,205 samples in the last 24 hours. Kenya’s caseload now stands at 10,294 after the country crossed the 10,000 mark on Sunday, July 12.
The country also recorded highest number of COVID-19 death in a day as 12 patients succumbed bringing death toll to 197. On a lighter note, 65 patients were discharged bringing the tally to 2,946.
Meanwhile, it was reported that some 22 nurses at a maternity hospital had tested positive for the virus according to the Kenya Union of Nurses. This happened on a day that saw the burial of the 1st medical Doreen Adisa Ludaliki who was laid to rest at her home in Bungoma this morning.