14 Kenyans succumb to COVID-19

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at a past briefing. 1,185 more people have tested positive for the disease to raise national infections to 53,797./COURTESY

14 more Kenyans have succumbed to COVID-19 as the country records 606 positive cases.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said 284,500 samples have been tested so far.

583 patients are Kenyans and 23 foreigners, with men continuing to lead in the number of people infected (409) while females (197).

However, Mombasa has continued to report fewer cases of covid-19. Seven cases were positive while Lamu has one positive case.

He however also added that fatalities rose to 299.