Kenya

18 more succumb to Covid-19

18 more succumb to Covid-19

The Ministry of Health has announced that 18 more patients have died of the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 456.

In a press briefing on Wednesday, Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi confirmed 679 new cases of Covid-19 infection, raising the total number of infections to 28,104.

Dr Mwangangi said 743 more patients recovered from Covid-19 taking the recoveries tally to 14, 610.

She added that so far 369,091Covid-19 tests have been taken across the country.

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