Kenya's Covid-19 deaths reach 700 as cases rise to 38,168

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe updates the country on the Covid-19 pandemic at Kenyatta University hospital in Kiambu County on September 23, 2020.

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What you need to know:

  • Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe issued a statement which also announced 53 new infections from 1,107 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
  • These figures raised the country's total number of declared infections to 38,168 and that of samples analysed so far to 541,415.

Kenya on Monday recorded nine more deaths due to the coronavirus, raising its toll to 700.

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