Covid-19: Kenya reports 442 more cases, death toll of 755

Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rashid Aman gives an update on the Covid-19 pandemic at Ziwa Level Five Hospital in Uasin Gishu County, on October 9, 2020.

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What you need to know:

  • Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Rashid Aman said this raised the total number of infections to 40,620 and that of samples tested since the first case was confirmed on March 13 to 580,039.
  • He said 166 more people had recovered from the disease, 140 of them in the home-based care programme and 26 at various treatment centres, raising the total 30,876.

The Health ministry on Friday reported 442 more coronavirus infections in Kenya, saying it had analysed 5,327 samples in the last 24 hours.

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