No new deaths as Kenya’s Covid-19 cases exceed 100,000

Health worker Covid-19

A health worker collects a sample for Covid-19 testing from a resident of Kibera, Nairobi, on October 18, 2020.

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What you need to know:

  • No new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, CS Kagwe said, so the death toll remained 1,744.
  • As of Monday, 506 patients had been admitted in health facilities across the country while 1,469 were being treated at home.

Kenya has surpassed the 100,000 mark of declared Covid-19 cases about 11 months after confirming its first case, becoming the ninth country in Africa to do so.

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