Kenya's Covid-19 cases top 61,000 as 1,065 more test positive

Health minister Mutahi Kagwe address county executives for health at Whitesands hotel in Mombasa on October 29 2020 ahead of a press conference on the Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya.

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  • CS Kagwe further reported 888 more recoveries, 824 of them from the home-based care programme and 64 in various hospitals, raising Kenya's total number of recovered patients to 41,019.
  • As of Saturday, a total of 1,270 patients had been admitted while 5,537 were being treated at home. 

The number of Covid-19 cases in Kenya has risen by 1,065 to 61,769, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced Saturday, saying 7,386 samples were analysed in the last 24 hours.


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