Covid-19: Kenya hits record high of 1,068 new cases

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe giving updates on the status of Covid-19 in the country on October 18, 2020 at Afya House in Nairobi.
 

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group.

What you need to know:

  • Number of recovered patients rises by 290 to 33,050.
  • In terms of distribution per county, Nairobi had 305, the highest number of Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. 

Kenya has recorded the highest number of Covid-19 positive cases in 24 hours. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Thursday said 1,068 people  tested positive from 7,556 samples, bringing the total caseload to 47,212.

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