Kenya’s COVID-19 toll hits 34,705 after 212 new cases are confirmed

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Coronavirus test. [Photo courtesy]

Kenya recorded 212 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday bringing the caseload to 34,705,

Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman in his daily brief said that a total of 3,937 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests done to 463,499.

Of the new 212 cases, 80 are male, 68 female and the youngest was a one-month-old infant while the oldest was 76 years.

A further 195 patients were discharged – 146 from home-based care programme and 54 from various hospitals in the country. The total number of recovered patients is now 20,644.

Sadly 4 patients died during the period, bringing the total fatalities to 585.

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