Kenya’s virus cases rise to 32,557 as 193 more test positive

Health CAS Dr. Rashid Aman. 318 people have tested positive for COVID-19./COURTESY

Kenya’s positive corona cases jumped to 32,557 on Monday after 193 cases were recorded.

Health CAS Rashid Aman said 3,381 samples were tested in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative tests to 425,364.

All the new cases were Kenyans except three out of which 137 were male while 56 were female.

Aman said 225 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 18,895.

A total of 188 of those discharged were from the home-based programme, while 37 were discharged from various health facilities.

However, six more patients succumbed to the virus, raising fatalities to 554.

Cases per county; Mombasa  10, Lamu 4 and Kilifi 2.