Kenya’s COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 3.6 %

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at a past COVID-19 briefing./COURTESY

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said the country reported 66 positive cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours from a sample size of 1,833 collected.

The positivt rate for Monday dropped to 3.6 per cent

This pushes the total confirmed cases in the country to 163,620 and the total cumulative tests are at 1,721,122.

According to Kagwe, 65 patients from the cases are Kenyans while one is a foreigner and 45 are males while 21are females.

The youngest is a six-year-old child and the oldest is 81.

Twelve deaths were also confirmed. one occurred within the last one month. 11 are the latest deaths reports after conducting facility record audits.

This pushes the cumulative fatalities to 2,907.

Kagwe said that 1,737 patients have recovered