Kenya nears 700 new coronavirus cases every 24 hours

A healthcare worker writes on a sample of a specimen bottle while a resident of Eastleigh waits in the queue to be tested in Nairobi on May 20.   

Photo credit: Tony Karumba | AFP

What you need to know:

  • South Africa remains the continent’s coronavirus hotbed, with more than 500,000 cases so far.
  • The cases in Busia were reported in Teso North, which had seven while two were in Matayos.

The burden of coronavirus continues to weigh heavily on Kenya, with reports indicating that the country is nearing 700 new infections every 24 hours.

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