Only 22 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Monday

Dr Rashid Aman
Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman. [Photo Star]

Kenya recorded 22 new COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 39,449.

In a statement on Monday, Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman announced that 595 samples were tested in the last 24 hours bringing the total samples tested so far to 564,078.

Of the new 22 cases, only one person is a foreigner. Fifteen were make and seven were female.

The youngest case was an 18-year-old and the oldest was aged 65 years.

On a positive note, some 376 patients were discharged, bringing the total number of recoveries to 27,035.

Out of the 376 patients discharged, 360 were from home-based programme program while 16 were from various hospitals across the country. 

Sadly, four patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 735.

Nairobi had 18 cases, Meru two, Nakuru and Kiambu one each.

According to the statement, 1,029 healthcare workers have tested positive for COVID-19.