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Kenya records 492 New COVID-19 Cases, raising caseload to 26,928

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 10 – The country has registered new 492 cases of COVID-19, increasing the caseload to 26,928.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the new cases were recorded from 4,603 samples tested across the country since Sunday.

534 patients were also discharged on Monday, including 56 who were admitted to various hospitals.

Kagwe, who addressed the country from Kericho County during a tour of COVID-19 preparedness said the disease had also claimed 3 more lives.

The death toll had hit 423 by August 10.

The new infections announced Monday include a baby aged 11 months and an 83 year old.

Kagwe said 14 were foreigners.

“We continue to have infants getting positive. I would like to appeal to mothers and those people with young children, please limit the number of people visiting you,” the CS said.

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Nairobi recorded the highest number of cases with 350 followed by Garissa which had 52 new cases.

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