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Kenya cases rise to 607 as 25 more test positive


May 7, 2020

Twenty five more people have tested positive for Covid-19, raising Kenya’s total number of confirmed cases since the first one in March to 607.

The Health ministry, in its daily briefing on Thursday, said Nairobi accounted for 17 of the new cases, Kajiado and Wajir two each and Migori, Isiolo, Mombasa and Nakuru one each.

Isiolo’s case was the first, raising the total number of affected counties to 18.

Health Chief Administrative Secretary Rashid Aman also announced that seven more patients had been discharged, raising the total number of recoveries to 197.

He also said three more patients have died, raising the death toll in Kenya to 29.

CAS Aman said that of the 25 cases, Nairobi accounted for 17, nine of them being in Eastleigh and two in Kawangware.

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