Kenya records 129 new COVID-19 cases

A health worker takes swab sample from a girl during COVID-19 mass testing exercise in Kangemi, Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Oct. 17, 2020. (Xinhua/Joy Nabukewa)
Health workers personal protective equipment (PPE) record the details of residents, as they stand at social distance to each other, 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

Kenya on Sunday recorded 129 new cases of COVID-19 taking the total confirmed infections to 101,819, the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday.

The new cases were recorded out of a sample size of 4,797 tested in the last 24 hours.

From the cases, 96 are Kenyans while 33 are foreigners; 69 are males while 60 are females, and the youngest is a one-year-old baby while the oldest is 81.

The Ministry further revealed that  59 patients recovered from the disease, taking the total recoveries to 84,361. However, three patients succumbed to the coronavirus pushing the cumulative fatalities to 1,779.

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