Kenya’s confirmed Covid-19 cases soar to 1,161 after 52 persons test positive

On Friday, May 22, Kenya’s confirmed Covid-19 case shot to 1,161 after 52 more people tested positive for the virus in the preceding 24 hours says CS Kagwe.

“We have in the last 24 hours tested 2,567 samples, out of which some 52 people have tested positive for Covid-19. This now brings the total 1,161 persons who have tested positive,” he announced.

Speaking during the daily Covid-19 briefing from Machakos, the CS stated that 2567 samples had been tested during the period bringing the total samples tested in the country to 55,074.

Nairobi recorded 23 new cases, Mombasa and Busia had seven each.

CS Kagwe also announced that five people have been discharged, raising the number to 380 recoveries.

“We have discharged another 5 patients who have recovered from the disease and therefore we have a total of about 380 persons who have recovered,” noted the cs