Covid-19: Kenya's cases rise by 787 to nearly 196,000

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe looks at a syringe produced at the Revital Healthcare Limited plant in Msumarini, Kilifi County, on April 29, 2021. 

Photo credit: Wachira Mwangi | Nation Media Group

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  • By Friday, CS Kagwe said, 1,259 patients had been hospitalised across the country while 3,758 had been registered under the home-based isolated and care programme.

The number of confirmed Covid-19 infections in Kenya Friday increased by 787 to 195,898, the Health ministry announced, saying the positivity rate stood at 11.4 percent.

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