Covid-19 curve not flattening as 426 test positive: The Standard

Another 426 people have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising the national tally to 31, 441.

The Ministry of Health reports that it tested 5,158 samples in the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s cumulative tests to 407,610.

Announcing the new cases, Health CAS Dr Mercy Mwangangi (pictured) also said that all new cases are Kenyans except nine of them.

The youngest case is a three-month-old infant while the oldest is 88 years.

An additional 257 patients have recovered from the disease, with 195 being from the Home-based care programme, while 62 having been discharged from various hospitals.

This now brings the total number of recoveries to 17,869.

Sadly, 10 more patients have succumbed to the disease, raising Covid-19 fatalities to 516.

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