Kenya’s COVID-19 cases hit 24,411, with 538 new infections

Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Thursday reported 538 new cases of COVID-19 out of 6,195 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 24,411. The cumulative number of tests now stands at 335,318.

516 of the new positive cases are Kenyans, while 22 are foreigners who are residents in the country. 333 are males while 205 are females. The youngest patient is a 2-year-old while the oldest is an 85-year-old.

The total number of recovered patients increased by 514 to reach10,444 , with 431 of the patients having been discharged from the home-based care programme and the rest from hospitals.

Health CAS Rashid Aman also told journalists that the country had recorded 8 deaths raising the death toll to 399.

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