Panic in counties as daily Covid-19 cases near 1,400

People at the gate of Kakamega General Hospital. Officials blame the rising number of coronavirus cases in the region to residents ignoring health protocols.

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What you need to know:

  • Another 15 patients died, bringing the death toll to 996.
  • There are at least 1,241 patients admitted to hospital.
  • Another 4,495 Covid-19 patients are on home-based care programme.

 Fear has gripped residents of counties outside the initial epicentres of coronavirus – Nairobi and Mombasa – with more deaths and unprecedented infection rates recorded.

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