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Covid 19 confirmed Cases in Kenya Rise to 208

Health Chief Administrative Secretary, Dr Mercy Mwangangi

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Kenya on Monday rose to 208, exactly a month since the first case was reported, with 11 more people testing positive.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said all the new cases were Kenyans aged between one- and 42-years-old.

The cases were confirmed after tests on 674 samples in the last 24 hours.

The ministry also announced that 15 patients have tested negative, bringing the total number of recoveries to 40.

One patient succumbed to the disease, raising the death toll to nine.

“In the last 24 hours, 674 samples have been tested. A total of 11 persons have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing to 208 the number of confirmed cases in the country,” said Mr Kagwe.

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