Kenya's Covid cases exceed 166,000 as death toll hits 3,021

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe speaks during the opening of a high dependency maternity and new born unit at the Kenyatta National Hospital Othaya Annex in Nyeri County on May 7, 2021. 

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The death toll rose by eight to 3,021 but none of the deaths occurred over the past 24 hours.

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday reported a Covid-19 positivity rate of 7.5 per cent after 469 more people tested positive from a sample of 6,244 tested within a day.


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