Kenya records 92 new COVID-19 cases

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A health worker dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE) takes a nasopharyngeal swab sample from a resident during a Covid-19 testing drive at Olympic Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Photographer: Patrick Meinhardt/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A health worker dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE) takes a nasopharyngeal swab sample from a resident during a Covid-19 testing drive at Olympic Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Halfway through Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyattas second term his pledge of transforming the economy through manufacturing, farming, health care and low-cost housing have been slow to show results, and the coronavirus pandemic could now reduce that to little more than an election promise. Photographer: Patrick Meinhardt/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The  Kenyan Ministry of Health on Wednesday announced that 92 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Kenya from 2,985 samples tested in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 36,393.

Addressing the daily coronavirus briefings Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr. Mercy Mwangangi, said all the cases are Kenyans except 4 foreigners.

The 92 include 64 males and 28 females, with the youngest being two years old and the oldest 75.

Dr. Mwangangi also revealed that 165 people recovered from the disease, 60 of them from the Home Based Care program, and 105 discharged from hospitals, taking the tally of recoveries to 23,529.

Three patients however succumbed to the disease hence the fatalities now stand at 637.

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