Kenya's Covid positivity rate jumps to 14.2pc with 976 new cases

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 Othaya-Kenyatta National Hospital Annex in Nyeri County on May 7, 2021. 

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Kenya's positivity rate has been above 10 percent for the last few days, standing at 13.9 percent on Saturday, 12.2 percent on Sunday and 13.5 percent on Monday.

Kenya’s Covid-19 positivity rate on Tuesday shot up to 14.2 percent as 976 new infections were recorded following analysis of 6,896 samples over the past 24 hours.

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