Kenya records 210 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. Photographer: Patrick Meinhardt/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Kenya on Friday confirmed 210 new cases of COVID-19 from 3,065 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of confirmed positive infections to 38,923.

The Ministry of Health also announced 91 new recoveries saying 77 were patients under the home-based care system while 14 were discharged from various hospitals across the country.

The total number of recoveries so far is 25,114.

The death toll from the virus has also risen to 725 after seven more patients succumbed form the virus.

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