Covid-19: 570 more declared cured

Thursday July 16 2020

Kenya recorded the highest Covid-19 recovery rate on Thursday after 570 patients were declared recovered within a period of 24 hours.

The number of patients who have recovered from the virus is now at 3,638.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said 512 of the new Covid-19 survivors were on home-based care and 58 were in hospitals across the country.

Coronavirus caseload in the country reached 11,673 after the Health minister announced 421 additional cases.

Mr Kagwe said the new infections included 409 Kenyans and 12 foreigners, the youngest being a one-year-old toddler and the oldest 93.

The minister announced that Covid-19 tally rose to 217 after eight more patients succumbed to the virus overnight.